Andrew David Irvine
Andrew Irvine received his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney for work in the Department of Traditional and Modern Philosophy on mathematical truth and scientific realism. Since then he has published and lectured on topics in the philosophy of mathematics, the history and philosophy of logic, and the philosophy of law. He is especially interested in the work of the twentieth-century philosopher, essayist and social critic, Bertrand Russell.
He is co-author of the logic textbook “Argument” and author of the stage play “Socrates on Trial”.
He has taught at UBC Vancouver, the University of Toronto and Simon Fraser University, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh and at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.
He serves on the boards of directors of several charitable organizations and is a past Vice-Chair of the UBC Board of Governors.