Adam  Ferner Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Adam Ferner

The Royal Institute of Philosophy

A.M. Ferner is a London-based researcher, who works on the history of Anglophone Analytic metaphysics. He is an Officer of the Royal Institute of Philosophy and an Associate Fellow at the University of Bordeaux-Montaigne.

Subjects: Philosophy


Adam Ferner completed his PhD in philosophy at Birkbeck College in 2014. In addition to working at the Royal Institute of Philosophy, he teaches and writes a regular column for The Philosopher's Magazine. He is also an associated fellow of the University of Bordeaux-Montaigne, where he conducted post-doctoral research at the SPH. Among other things he is currently editing a special issue of Philosophy and Theory in Biology with Thomas Pradeu.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Ferner's research focusses primarily on late twentieth-century analytic metaphysics, in particular the work of David Wiggins. He also has an interest in philosophy of biology, and the history of the same. He is also interested in where these fields intersect with feminist issues.

Personal Interests

    Outside the world of academia, Adam publishes small-press comics and zines and writes fiction (sci-fi and fantasy) pseudonymously.


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