Professor Emerita (Adj. Philosophy, Anthropology). Research Associate (Learning Research and Development Center). Salmon's current research deals with philosophy of anthropology. She is the author of Philosophy and Archaeology and Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking, as well as co-editor of Logical Empiricism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. She is a former editor-in-chief of Philosophy of Science. Her interests include the philosophy of social science and reasoning in conversation.