Mel Andrews

Mel Andrews is a philosopher of mind, biology, and cognitive science and a graduate of Tufts University. Mel hopes to answer one really big question: how did entities with experience, agency, and knowledge, like you and me, come to exist out of fundamentally inanimatematerial, like dirt? Mel is a published scholar, and has presented at national and international conferences. Alongside her friend Maximus Thaler, Mel runs an online course on new topics in evolutionary theory.

Recent Posts

December 10, 2018 in Commentaries

Can Evolution Be Conscious? Introducing a Collection of Commentaries Published on This View of Life

To make the concept of conscious evolution fully respectable again, TVOL is pleased to feature this collection of commentaries by leading evolutionary scientists and philosophers.
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January 3, 2018 in Webinar

Does Natural Selection Explain Why You Exist?

Over the long history of life on earth, the most consequential events have been those in which organisms came to embody new levels or modalities of existence.
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