Marjorie Grene (December 13, 1910 - March 16, 2009) taught at the
University of California at Davis from 1965 to 1978, and from 1988 onwards
served as the Honorary University Distinguished Professor of philosophy at
Virginia Tech. She served as president of the Metaphysical Society of America
in 1976. Grene wrote extensively on the history of philosophy, epistemology and
philosophy of science, especially that of biology.