David Baker

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David Baker

Associate Professor
On Leave
Fall 2014 and Winter 2015

  • Fields of Study
    • Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science
  • About

    Professor Baker studies the philosophy of physics, along with related issues in metaphysics and the philosophy of science. Most of this work concerns the philosophy of quantum field theory, quantum mechanics and general relativity, but he also has a general interest in symmetry principles, laws of nature and the metaphysics of fundamental quantities. His articles have appeared in several journals, including Nous, Philosophy of Science and The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. He also has interests in moral philosophy.

  • Education
    • 2008, PhD, Philosophy, Princeton University
      2003, B.S., Philosophy, (highest honors) and Physics, University of Michigan