Hans Halvorson

Hans HalvorsonCourtesy Princeton University

Hans Halvorson is a professor of philosophy at Princeton University. He has written extensively on the foundations of quantum physics, with articles appearing in the Journal of Mathematical Physics, Physical Review, Philosophy of Science, and the British Journal of Philosophy of Science, among others. In 2008 he won a Mellon Foundation fellowship to pursue a new direction of research in category theory and especially topos theory. Halvorson has received the Cushing Memorial Prize in the History and Philosophy of Physics (2004), Best Article of the Year by a Recent Ph.D. (Philosophy of Science Association, 2001), and Ten Best Philosophy Articles of the Year (The Philosopher's Annual, both 2001 and 2002)