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Past Colloquia

2003-2004

October 3,
2003

"Accounting for the Self: Leibniz' Quadrature of the Circle and Perspective in Paris"

Matthew Jones
Department of History, Columbia University

October 10

"What Genes Do"

C. Kenneth Waters
Department of Philosophy and Center for Philosophy of Science,
University of Minnesota

October 31

"Ethical and Conceptual Issues in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics"

Kenneth Schaffner
Department of Philosophy,
George Washington University

November 7

"Making the Monkey: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of M. togeanus in
 Indonesians' Biodiversity Science"

Celia Lowe
Department of Anthropology,
University of Washington

December 12

"How to Reconcile Physicalism and Antireductionism in Biology"

Alex Rosenberg

Department of Philosophy,

Duke University

February 27, 2004

"Still a Mystery: The Fourth Quantum Number"

Margaret Morrison
Department of Philosophy,
University of Toronto

April 8 (Thursday)

"Designing Socially Intelligent Robots"

Cynthia Breazeal

Media Lab, Robotic Life Group, 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 23

"Imagination and Other Subtle Effluvia in Early Modern Europe"

Lorraine Daston
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

April 30

"Assumptions, Data and Ethics: A Neo-Kuhnian Revisiting of the 
Millikan-Ehrenhaft Dispute"

Richard Grandy

Department of Philosophy,
Rice University

 

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