Mieke Boon

Mieke Boon

University of Twente

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Mieke Boon is full professor in Philosophy of Science in Practice at the University of Twente (The Netherlands), where she is a core teacher in the programs Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society (PSTS) and in the University College ATLAS. In 2005 she initiated the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) and was member of the SPSP organizing committee until 2016. Since 2015 she is member of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) steering committee, and chair of the chamber theoretical philosophy of National Dutch Research School in Philosophy (OZSW). She studied philosophy at the University of Leiden. Her scientific background is in chemical engineering in which she received an MSc and PhD, both with cum laude. In 2003-2008 and 2012-2017 she worked on personal research grants of the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO-Vidi and NWO-Vici/Aspasia), aiming to develop a philosophy of science for the engineering sciences. Publications are listed on Research Gate.