Christopher H. Lean
Currently I am a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Sydney. My primary areas of research are philosophy of the life sciences (biology, ecology, medicine) and ethics (bioethics, environment, technology). Recently, I have been writing on the role of biotechnology in conservation science, invasive species, and the moral and legal ramifications of online genetic genealogies.
I finished my PhD at the Australian National University in 2018. My dissertation, written under the supervision of Kim Sterelny, is entitled Ecological Kinds and the Units of Conservation. It focuses on the ontology of conservation science and its consequences for measuring biodiversity. This work lies at the intersection of philosophy of science, metaphysics, ethics, and policy, and is an active area of research.
Please feel free to get in touch. You can e-mail me at Christopher[dot]lean[at]sydney[dot]edu[dot]au
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