Brief Biography of
Andrew Melnyk is interested in many aspects of the philosophy of science, and in all aspects of the philosophy of mind, but has published mostly in the metaphysics of mind, his work appearing in such journals as the Journal of Philosophy, Noûs, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophical Studies, and the Australasian Journal of Philosophy. His book, A Physicalist Manifesto: Thoroughly Modern Materialism, appeared in 2003 with Cambridge University Press. He is presently a professor of philosophy and chair of the department at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Born in London, he was educated at St. Paul's School, London, and Oxford University.