Dan Cloud

Author, 'The Domestication of Language'; lecturer, Princeton University Philosophy Department

Daniel Cloud teaches philosophy at Princeton, specializing in the philosophy of biology and the social sciences. He got his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University. Before he came to Princeton he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Biocomplexity and Informatics at the University of Alberta in Calgary, where he helped model the dynamics of gene-regulatory networks in cancer cells. Before getting his Ph.D. he was a founding partner of the Firebird Fund, one of the first successful Russia funds, and worked as an equity analyst for W.I. Carr in Hong Kong.




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