Speakers: John Symons

John Symons

Professor of Philosophy
University of Kansas


John Symons is Professor of Philosophy at The University of Kansas. He currently leads a project on “Formal Approaches to the Ontology and Epistemology of Resilience” funded by the Department of Defense as part of KU’s science of security lablet. He is author of 11 books or edited volumes and 53 articles and book chapters. He was past editor-in-chief of Synthese (2002-11), the leading journal in epistemology and philosophy of science and has served as editorial board member of numerous interdisciplinary journals, and journals of philosophy including. Regular participant in Complexity Science programs and groups internationally. John has experience as Department Chair in two universities and has served as visiting faculty at Peking University and The University of Lisbon.