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Zinhle Mncube

PhD student

College: Girton
Supervisor: Jacob Stengenga
Thesis topic: Personalised medicine and the geneticisation of diseases
Research interests: Philosophy of medicine, philosophy of biology and philosophy of race

Publications

Mncube, Z. (2017). How to Causally Construe Heritability Estimates. Measurement in Medicine: Philosophical Essays on Assessment and Evaluation, edited by Leah McClimans. Rowman and Littlefield.

Mncube, Z. (2015). Are Human Races Cladistic Subspecies? South African Journal of Philosophy, 34(2): 163–174.

Selected talks

2017: 'The Prospects of Personalised Medicine in South Africa'. Presentation at the University of Fort Hare Colloquium. South Africa.

2017: 'Personalised Medicine: 3 Challenges'. Presentation at the University of Johannesburg Philosophy Colloquium. South Africa.

2016: 'History and Philosophy of Science'. 'Causal Inference: Critical Debates in the Population Health Sciences & Interdisciplinary Perspectives'. Radcliffe Institute workshop, Harvard University. United States of America.

2016: 'Heritability Revisited'. Philosophy of Medicine Symposium. Philosophy of Science Association 2016 conference. United States of America.