Melbourne G Evans

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Melbourne G. Evans
Born (1912-01-23)January 23, 1912
Died (2001-05-11)May 11, 2001
Residence Albuquerque, NM, United States
Nationality USA
Known for Philosophy of Science, History of Science, Motion, Aristotle
Scientific career
Fields Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Melbourne Griffith Evans earned his BA from Reed College in 1937 and his MA (1940) and Ph.D. (1948) from the University of California, Berkeley.  He began his career as an instructor at Syracuse University, New York, but in 1955 came to the University of New Mexico, where he remained until his retirement in 1977.  An opponent of Einstein's theories on philosophical grounds, Evans wrote on Aristotilian physics and fundamental concepts of space, time, and motion.