Arnon Levy is associate professor of philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He holds a PhD in philosophy and an MA in biology, both from Harvard University. Currently, he is head of the institute of Philosophy, Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the Faculty of Humanities.
His research focuses on explanation and modeling in biology, as well as in some parts of neuroscience. He has written on machine analogies in molecular cell biology, on the notion of biological information in genetics and on the nature of mechanistic explanation. More generally, he is interested in how science handles complexity, especially those complex phenomena we call living creatures.