Brian Epstein is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. He received his PhD in philosophy from Stanford University, his master’s in philosophy from Oxford University, and AB in philosophy from Princeton University. Epstein is the author of The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences, winner of the 2016 Lakatos Award and the 2016 Joseph B. Gittler Award. His research interests include philosophy of social science, metaphysics, and philosophy of language.