- BA, University of British Columbia
- MA, University of Cambridge
- PhD, University of Cambridge
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science
Books include Logic of Statistical Inference; The Emergence of Probability; Why does Language Matter to Philosophy?; Representing and Intervening; The Taming of Chance (1990); and Le plus pur nominalisme (1993), The Social Construction of What? (1999).