Song Tian

Visiting Scholar

Professor, Institute for History and Philosophy of Science, the College of Philosophy and Sociology
Beijing Normal University
CSTMS Research Unit: Office for the History of Science and Technology
Affiliation period: October 2006 - October 2012
DissertationA Constructional Scheme of Holism: Researching John A. Wheeler's Thought on Philosophy of Science (Completed 2001); The View of Universe and Nature, the Technology and the Lifestyle of Traditional Naxi People and Their Transition" (Completed 2002)
Degrees PhD, Physics :: China Academy of Sciences (2002)
PhD, Philosophy :: China Academy of Social Sciences (2001)
BS, Physics :: Jilin University (1986)

Research Areas

Philosophy of science (fundamental theory, philosophy of physics), history of science, anthropology of science, environmental history, environmental philosophy, and interdisciplinary case studies.

Tian Song has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental philosophy and the philosophy of physics. His publications include The Skepticism in the Age of Limited Earth: Will the Future World be Made of Garbage?, (2008) and At Home in the Universe (2007), both of which were awarded a Wenjin Book Prize from the Chinese National Library.

last updated: June 29th, 2020