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Turning the Mirror: From Scientific Pluralism to Pluralism in HPS

Turning the Mirror: From Scientific Pluralism to Pluralism in HPS

An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences seminar
Date8 - 9 January 2020
Time9:30 to 17:00
PlaceByrne House

Turning the Mirror: From Scientific Pluralism to Pluralism in HPS All welcome, but please RSVP here https://philevents.org/event/show/74754 for catering purposes. 8-9 January 2020, Egenis, University of Exeter, UK Panel discussions are 90 minutes, talks are 60 minutes.

8th January

9.30: Coffee, Arrival

10.00: Do we need a philosophy of the historiography of science? Speakers: Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen, Staffan Müller-Wille, Sabina Leonelli

11.30: Coffee Break

12.00: Ian James Kidd: Contingency, Pluralism and Historiography: The Case of Character Epistemologies of Science

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Are we all contextualists now? Speakers: Kirsten Walsh, Adrian Currie, Michela Massimi (via skype), John Dupre

15.30: Coffee Break

16.00: Ovidiu Babes: Bachelard, Pluralism and Epistemic Obstacles

17.00: Official end of business, drinks & dinner

9th January

10.00: Chang vs. Kusch: How to narrate the Chemical Revolution? Speakers: Sophie Juliane Veigl, Mark Fischer

11.00: Break

11.30: Haixin Dang: Pluralism in HPS: A Cautionary Tale

12.30: Lunch

13.30 Case Studies and Historical Evidence in HPS Speakers: Joseph D. Martin, Agnes Bolinska, Raphael Scholl, Alex Aylward

15.00: Closing Discussion (Adrian Currie & Alex Aylward)

15.30: End

We are grateful to our funders: Egenis, the Analysis Trust, the British Society for the History of Philosophy, the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, Mind.

 


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