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Past Colloquia

2000-2001

October 13,
2000

"The Re-Currency of Pragmatism and its Current Possibilities"

Harvey Sarles
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature,
University of Minnesota

October 27

"Normative Methodology and the Experimental Systems Perspective in the History of Biology"

Marcel Weber
Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science,
University of Hanover

November 10

"How Could Explanations in the Special Sciences be Autonomous and Irreducible?"

Marc Lange
Department of Philosophy,
University of Washington

November 17

"The Impact of Value-Free Science on Politics_and Historiography"

David Stump
Department of Philosophy,
University of San Francisco

December 8

"A Model of Models"

Stuart Glennan

Department of Philosophy and Religion,
Butler University

January 26, 2001

"Cartesian Causation: Continuous, Instantaneous, and Overdetermined"

Geoffrey Gorham
Department of Philosophy,
St. Olaf College

February 16

"Logical Empiricism in North America: Some Recent Themes"

Gary Hardcastle 
Department of Philosophy,
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

March 16

"Consensus in Science"

Miriam Solomon 
Department of Philosophy,
Temple University

April 13

"Sex, Pluralism and the Problem with Grand Theories of Explanation"

Carla Fehr 

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, 
Iowa State University

April 27

"Suspended in Language: A "Rational Reconstruction" of the Linguistic Philosophy Underlying Bohr's Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Theory"

Rob Clifton
Department of Philosophy,
University of Pittsburgh

 

 

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