REN Siteng

Research interests

General philosophy of science, philosophy and history of experiments, experimental methodology

Education experience

2016-2022 Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science

Department of History of Science, Tsinghua University

2012-2016 Bachelor in Material Science and Engineering

School of Material Science, Tsinghua University

Work experience

2022 – now Post-doctoral Fellow

Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine, The School of Health Humanities, Peking University


On definitions of natural experiments, Studies in Dialectics of Nature, 2022. 4

Are randomized controlled trials the “golden standard” in human sciences?, Studies in Philosophy of Science and Technology, 2021. 10

Replicability concept in scientific experiments, Journal of Dialectics of Nature, 2020. 9


On definitions of natural experiments, The 20th Chinese National Conference of Philosophy of Science (Keynote speech), 2022