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Branden Fitelson
Born (1969-08-17) August 17, 1969 (age 54)
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
AwardsMellon Research Grant, WARF Fellowship, Oliver Prize
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
InstitutionsNortheastern University
ThesisStudies in Bayesian confirmation theory (2001)
Doctoral advisorMalcolm Forster
Doctoral studentsKenny Easwaran
Main interests
Formal epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics
Notable ideas
Computational metaphysics

Branden Fitelson (/ˈftəlsən/;[1] born August 17, 1969) is an American philosopher and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University.

He is known for his expertise on formal epistemology and philosophy of science.[2][3]


See also


  1. ^ The Daily Ant Interviews Branden Fitelson
  2. ^ "Philosophy Phriday [On a Tuesday]: Video Interview With Branden Fitelson". The Daily Ant. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Brief Biography of Branden Fitelson". Retrieved 25 March 2018.