Branden Fitelson

Branden Fitelson is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University. He earned his B.S. in Math and Physics and M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Professor Fitelson’s research interests lie mainly in the philosophy of science, logic, and epistemology.

Representative Publications

Vassend, Olav, Elliott Sober, and Branden Fitelson. “The Philosophical Significance of Stein’s Paradox.” European Journal for Philosophy of Science (2017): 1-23.

Hartmann, Stephan, and Branden Fitelson. “A New Garber-Style Solution to the Problem of Old Evidence.” Philosophy of Science 82.4 (2015): 712-717.

Fitelson, Branden. “Evidence of evidence is not (necessarily) evidence.” Analysis 72.1 (2011): 85-88.

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