Brian Ellis

Professor Brian Ellis

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1972
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, History


Brian Ellis is an Emeritus Professor in the Philosophy department at La Trobe University. He is one of the major proponents of the New Essentialist school of philosophy of science (philosophy of nature).

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