Pierrick is a Research Fellow and Lecturer in the philosophy department at Macquarie University. He is also an affiliate of the philosophy department at the University of Sydney and member of the T&MB group where he co-leads with Paul Griffiths the project “Constructing Objective Biological Criteria of Health”.
His research focuses on the different concepts involved in evolutionary theory, such as heritability, fitness, and individuality. He is also interested in the philosophy of causation.
Pierrick has a background in evolutionary biology and cognitive sciences. He completed his PhD in philosophy at the University of Sydney in 2015. His thesis proposes news ways of understanding the concept of natural selection by stripping it down from its biological specificities.