Ph.D.: University of Notre Dame (History and Philosophy of Science), 2014
Charles Pence received his Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2014, following a B.A. in Philosophy from Princeton University in 2007.
Dr. Pence teaches courses primarily in the philosophy of science and logic, as well as the philosophy and ethics of technology and warfare. His research focuses on the philosophy and history of biology, particularly the conceptual structure of evolutionary theory and the reception of Darwin in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He has also worked on the application and ethics of contemporary technology, particularly dual-use technologies in war. His publications include articles in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and HOPOS, as well as an edited volume with University of Chicago Press.