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Miriam Solomon, PhD – Professor of Philosophy

Miriam Solomon, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair in the Department of Philosophy at Temple University. She is also an Affiliated Professor both at CBUHP and in Women's Studies. Professor Solomon works in the areas of philosophy of science, social epistemology, medical epistemology, medical ethics, and gender and science. She is the author of Social Empiricism (MIT Press, 2001), editor of several special journal issues, and author of many journal articles. Making Medical Knowledge, a book on the epistemology of medicine, exploring medical consensus conferences, evidence-based medicine, translational medicine, and narrative medicine, is recently published by Oxford University Press (UK) and forthcoming to the USA.

Professor Solomon is active on the Temple University Hospital Ethics Committee and serves on the Executive Committee of the College of Liberal Arts. She is on the Editorial Board of the journals Philosophy of Science and Hypatia and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy in the area of philosophy of science, as well as the Governing Board of the Philosophy of Science Association. She is on the organizing committee of the Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, the Advisory Board of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice, a panelist at askphilosophers.org and a member of the APA Committee on Philosophy and Medicine. Miriam Solomon was a founding co-chair of the Philosophy of Science Association Women’s Caucus. Professor Solomon is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Selected Publications