John Collier


University of KwaZulu-Natal

Durban, South Africa

John Collier



Personal Details


Name: Professor John Collier

Qualifications: S.B. (MIT), M.A. (UCLA), Ph.D. (Western Ontario)

Phone: +27 31 260 3248
+27 31 260 3031

Room: 327 MTB (293 on the new system)


Research interests

  • Theory Change, Pragmatics, Reference, and Meaning
  • Evolutionary and Developmental Biology, Functionality, Ecology
  • Evolutionary Moral Realism
  • Foundations of Statistical Mechanics
  • Foundations of Information Theory
  • Metaphysics and Epistemology of Complex Systems
  • Causal processes, Dynamical Systems Theory, Emergence



Some of my papers and talks

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