Professor Simon Saunders, Tutor in Philosophy at Merton and Professor of the Philosophy of Science at Oxford University, has been elected as President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, a post he will hold for two years.
The British Society for the Philosophy of Science (BSPS) is a professional society that furthers the study of the logic, the methods, and the philosophy of science, as well as those of the various special sciences, including the social sciences. The BSPS provides doctoral scholarships, small conference grants, and administers awards. It organises an annual conference for its members. The BSPS is also the professional society that administers the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Founded in 1950, it is one of the leading international journals in the philosophy of science.