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Past Colloquia

2006-2007

September 29,
2006

"On the Nature of Science"

Paul Hoyningen-Huene
Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, University of Hannover

October 2 (MONDAY)

"A Closer Look at the Nature of Science"

Paul Hoyningen-Huene
Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, University of Hannover

October 20

"An Evolutionary Cognitive Science? We Should Live So Long"

Jerry Fodor
Department of Philosophy,
Rutgers University

October 30 (MONDAY)

"Three (?) Kinds of Conceptual Change in Science"

Marcel Weber
Science Studies Program,
University of Basel

November 16
(THURSDAY)

"Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law"

Peter Woit
Department of Mathematics,
Columbia University

November 17

"Extrapolation, Capacities, and Mechanisms"

Daniel P. Steel
Department of Philosophy,
Michigan State University

January 26, 2007

"Theodosius Dobzhansky, the Typological-Population Distinction, and the Question of Race"

Lisa Gannett
Department of Philosophy,
St. Mary's University

March 30

"Causes That Make a Difference"

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

May 4

"Social Science and the American State: From the Social Survey to the New Deal"

Jessica Wang
Department of History,
University of British Columbia

 

 

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