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(The first full-length defense of social scientific laws t...)
The first full-length defense of social scientific laws to appear in the last twenty years, this book upholds the prospect of the nomological explanation of human behavior against those who maintain that this approach is impossible, impractical, or irrelevant.
(Explaining Explanation is a collection of Lee McIntyre’s ...)
Explaining Explanation is a collection of Lee McIntyre’s most significant philosophical essays from over the last twenty years.
(In this outspoken and forthright book, Lee McIntyre argue...)
In this outspoken and forthright book, Lee McIntyre argues that today we are in a new Dark Age—that we are as ignorant of the causes of human behavior as people centuries ago were of the causes of such natural phenomena as disease, famine, and eclipses.
(This volume follows the successful book, which has helped...)
This volume follows the successful book, which has helped to introduce and spread the Philosophy of Chemistry to a wider audience of philosophers, historians, science educators as well as chemists, physicists and biologists.
(In his newest book, philosopher Lee McIntyre shows how we...)
In his newest book, philosopher Lee McIntyre shows how we've now reached a watershed moment for ignorance in the modern era.
(The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science i...)
The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science is an outstanding guide to the major themes, movements, debates, and topics in the philosophy of social science.
(In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge serie...)
In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Lee McIntyre traces the development of the post-truth phenomenon from science denial through the rise of “fake news,” from our psychological blind spots to the public's retreat into “information silos.”
McIntyre holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy of social science from Wesleyan University since 1984 and master's degree and a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor since 1987 and 1991, respectively.
McIntyre started his career as a research associate at Center for the Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University in 1991. Two years later, he went to Colgate University, where he worked as an assistant professor of philosophy. During his long teaching career, he has also taught at Simmons College, Tufts Experimental College, and the Harvard Extension School and was a speaker at institutions of higher learning, including Harvard University, York University, and the University of Memphis. Formerly executive director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, he has also served as policy advisor to the executive dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard and as associate editor in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
McIntyre currently holds the position of a Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and an Instructor in Ethics at Harvard Extension School. He is also a novelist, who writes idea-driven suspense fiction in the thriller genre.
He is the co-editor of three anthologies: Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Chemistry, and Philosophy of Chemistry, 2nd edition. He is also the author of numerous philosophical essays that have appeared in Synthese, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Teaching Philosophy, Perspectives on Science, Biology and Philosophy, Critica, and Theory and Decision, as well as articles that have appeared in The New York Times, The Times Higher Education Supplement, The Humanist, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Regional Review.
(In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge serie...)2018
(The first full-length defense of social scientific laws t...)1996
(In this outspoken and forthright book, Lee McIntyre argue...)2009
(This volume follows the successful book, which has helped...)2014
(The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science i...)2016
(Philosophers, chemists, and historians of science ask som...)2006
(Explaining Explanation is a collection of Lee McIntyre’s ...)2002
(In his newest book, philosopher Lee McIntyre shows how we...)2015
(This is the first comprehensive anthology in the philosop...)1994
McIntyre has been a leading spokesman for the Duncanian position that there is no fundamental demarcation between the natural sciences and the social sciences either in their nature or their appropriate methodologies.
McIntyre is a member of the American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association, Creighton Club and Phi Beta Kappa.
McIntyre married Josephine Marie Hernandez on July 26, 1986. The couple has 2 children, Louisa Hernandez and James Gabriel.