Michael Liston

Professor Emeritus
 Curtin Hall 619


PhD, University of California-San Diego

Research Interests

His principal research interests lie in the areas of philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and metaphysics and philosophy of language.

Teaching Interests

Teaches courses in logic and philosophy of science.

Selected Publications

Liston, M. (2024) Review of Penelope Maddy, A Plea for Natural Philosophy. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science  
Liston, M. (2018) Review of Mark Wilson, Physics Avoidance. ~ 8 pages. Oxford: British Journal of Philosophy of Science.
Liston, M. N. (2017) “Duhem: Images of Science, Historical Continuity, and the First Crisis in Physics”. Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science , 2, 73-84.
Liston, M. N. (2016) Scientific Realism and Antirealism. Fieser, J. , & Dowden, B. (Eds). Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy .
Liston, M. N. (2012) “Review of Polkinghorne, J. (ed.), Meaning in Mathematics”, History and Philosophy of Logic (2012). History and Philosophy of Logic . Taylor and Francis.
Liston, M. N. (2011) On Tins and Tin-Openers. de Regt, H. , Hartmann, S. , & Okasha, S. (Eds). Springer , 1, 2012, 151-160. EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009.
Liston, M. N. (2010) Rabbits Astray and Significance Awandering. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research , 81(3), 809-819.