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Reasoning with Cases in the Social Sciences

Friday - Saturday, 11-12 November 2011
Center for Philosophy of Science
817 Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA

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Everyone welcome. Registration is requested but not required. To register, please contact pittcntr@pitt.edu.

     Friday Afternoon    

1:40 Coffee

 2:00 pm

Mary Morgan and Sandra Mitchell


Session: Why Context Matters

Sandra Mitchell
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh

Denise Rousseau
Heinz College and Tepper School of Buisness
Carnegie Mellon University

 4:10 - 4:30 Coffee

 4:30 - 5:30

General Discussion

     Saturday Morning

 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


Session: Reasoning in Cases, Reasoning from Cases

Mary S. Morgan
Department of Economic History
London School of Economics

Kathleen Blee
Department of Sociology
University of Pittsburgh


General Discussion



     Saturday Afternoon    

 1:30 pm

Session: Effects of Causes and Causes of Effects

Sharon Crasnow
Department of Philosophy
Norco College

Andrew Bennett
Department of Government
Georgetown University


Coffee Break

 3:45 - 5:30

Commentators and General Discussion

Jim Woodward
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh

Rachel Ankeny
School of History and Politics
Adelaide University

Program Committee

Sandra Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh
Mary Morgan, London School of Economics


Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
The Harvey and Leslie Wagner Endowment
British Academy/Wolfson Foundation (Research Project: 'Rethinking Case Studies Across the Social Sciences')

Revised 11/14/11 - Copyright 2011