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Methods of Scientific Representation
(MSR) is a pioneering research group in Spain, founded by Mauricio Suárez in 2004 and based at Complutense University of Madrid. Its members conduct research on a variety of topics within the philosophy and history of science, with a special focus on the methodology and metaphysics of causation and probability, modelling and idealization, and a number of topics in the foundations of the natural sciences. 


MSR members are involved in several research projects. The activities of the group aim at consolidating research links with other international groups working on the diverse aspects of causal inference, philosophy of probability, and the foundations of science, as well as on topics related to scientific representation and modelling. MSR is also part of the following research networks:

New Joining Group Members

Requirements to become a member of this research group:

  • First degree / Master in some natural, social or formal science.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Additional qualifications or proven interest in logic and/or philosophy of science.

Additional mobility requirements to opt for positions/scholarships at doctorate/postdoctoral level:

  • Previous degree (first degree or master for pre-docs / PhD for postdoctoral positions) from an institution other than Complutense University

For additional information please contact Mauricio Suárez, Director of the MSR Group