Isabelle Peschard

Isabella Peschard
Associate Professor
Philosophy B.A. and Minor Advisor
(415) 338-2112
Building: Humanities Building
Room Number: 421
Office Hours: 
Monday: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Wednesday: 11:15 am-12:15 pm


  • The interaction between experimental and conceptual developments in scientific modeling.
  • The embodiment of cognition.
  • The normative components of our dealings with risk (identification, assessment, management).
  • Ethical risks, that emerge with activities that have consequences that may turn out to be deeply unethical.
  • Other animals.

Recent Courses

Forthcoming Fall 2018:    Experimental Side of Modeling (editor with Bas van Fraassen). Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 21, University of Minnesota Press. 


WORKSHOP SERIES AT SF State: 'Experimental Side of Modeling'

I. March 20th-21st, 2009

II. March 30th-31st, 2010

III. September 16-17, 2011