segunda-feira, 22 de outubro de 2012

Philosophy and the Sciences – Old Visions, New Directions

Friday, 30 November 2012 to Saturday, 1 December 2012

Location: CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT

This meeting links the CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) group and the Cambridge Pragmatism project to the ESF-funded network, Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective. The conference will explore changing conceptions of the relation between philosophy and the special sciences over the past century. We are interested in how, as philosophers of science in a European context, we got to where we are now; and in how we should be thinking about where we go next, in the evolving relationship between science and philosophy. 

Website: – registration is now open at this site.

Programme (full details available soon at the website above)

1. Six mini-symposia:
  • Philosophy and Physics: Jeremy Butterfield (Trinity College, Cambridge) + Markus Arndt (University of Vienna).
  • Philosophy and Biology: Tim Lewens (HPS, Cambridge) + Paul Griffiths (Exeter/Sydney).
  • Philosophy and the Social Sciences: Anna Alexandrova (HPS, Cambridge) + Martin Kusch (IVC, University of Vienna).
  • Philosophy and Mathematics: Michael Potter (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge) +  Hannes Leitgeb (Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, Munich).
  • History of Philosophy of Science: Hasok Chang (HPS, Cambridge) + Friedrich Stadler (IVC, Vienna).
  • Pragmatism in Philosophy of Science: Huw Price (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge) +  Maria Carla Galavotti (Dept. of Philosophy, Bologna).
2. Junior sessions – 8 speakers in two parallel streams:

Roberto Fumagalli (University of Bayreuth), Sebastian Lutz (Utrecht University), Kerry McKenzie (University of Leeds), Veli-Pekka Parkkinen (University of Oslo), Donata Romizi (University of Vienna), Henrik Rydenfelt (University of Helsinki), Bram Van Leeuwen (UCL), Julie Zahle (University of Copenhagen).

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