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lunchtime colloquium 2013-14 and other talks


September 2013

::: Goedel and Leibniz
Nicholas Rescher, University Professor,
Dept. of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
Friday, September 6, 2013, 12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Probability in Population Genetics

Peter Gildenhuys
Dept. of Philosophy, Lafayette College
Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

::: What Makes a Good Experiment? Mendel, Millikan and Others

Allan Franklin, Sr. Visiting Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Colorado
Friday, September 13, 2013, 12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Collaborative Explanation

Melinda Fagan, Visiting Fellow
Dept. of Philosophy, Rice University
Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

::: The Philosophy of Space and Time and the Metaphysics of Presence

Ori Belkind, Visiting Fellow
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Richmond
Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

October 2013

::: A Dialogue of the Deaf: Einstein and the Logical Empiricists on Rods and Clocks in General Relativity
Marco Giovanelli, CPS Visiting Fellow,
University of Tübingen
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

::: Quantum Ontology: An Empirical Fundamentalist Approach
Doug Kutach, CPS Visiting Fellow
Friday, October 4, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

::: Metaphor, Polysemy and Cognitive Activities in Mechanistic Explanation of Mind
Carrie Figdor, CPS Visiting Fellow,
U. of Iowa
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
12:05pm, 817R CL

::: Theory Reduction in Physics: A Model-Based, Dynamical Systems Approach
Josh Rosaler, CPS Postdoc Fellow
Pembroke College, Oxford
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

::: The Ecological Niche Concept: History & Recent Controversies
Arnaud Pocheville, CPS Postdoctoral Fellow
Ecole Normale Superieure
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

November 2013

:::Physics and the Human Face of Causation
Mathias Frisch
U. Maryland, Dept. of Philosophy
Friday, November 1, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

:::Explanatory Games
Chrys Mantzavinos
University of Athens, Dept. of Philosophy and History of Science
Friday, November 8, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

:::The Epistemology of Causal Selection: Insights from Systems Biology
Beckett Sterner
Field Museum, Chicago (Postdoc)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

December 2013

::: A Material Dissolution of the Problem of Induction
John D. Norton
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
12:05 pm, 817R CL

January 2014

::: Aristotle’s Precept on Precision: How Natural Science Once Looked
Nicholas Rescher
U. Pittsburgh, Dept. of Philosophy
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Disembodiment and Schizophrenia

Lucia Foglia
Visiting Fellow, McGill U.
Friday, January 17, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Reformulating Quantum Theory: is special relativity an example to follow?

Leah Henderson
Visiting Fellow, Carnegie Mellon U.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Relativism, Translation, and the Metaphysics of Realism

Aristidis Arageorgis
Visiting Fellow, National Technical U. of Athens
Friday, January 24, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

February 2014

::: The Literal Ascription of Psychological Predicates to Non-Persons: Why Neurons Really Prefer and Antibodies Really Recognize
Carrie Figdor
CPS Visiting Fellow
University of Iowa
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Biological Objects and Measurement
Maël Montévil
Postdoctoral Fellow, IHPST, CNRS, Paris
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
12:05 pm
817R Cathedral of Learning

::: The Quantum Mechanics of a Baseball: Interpretation Neutrality in Realist Accounts of Macroscopic Classical Behavior
Joshua Rosaler
CPS Postdoctoral Fellow
Pembroke College, Oxford
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

::: Quantum Time and Structural Realism
William M. Kallfelz
Department of Philosophy & Religion
Mississippi State University
Friday, February 28, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning

March 2014

::: How to Exorcise Maxwell's Demon without Considering Information
John D. Norton
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R CL

April 2014

::: Why the Scientific Revolution Wasn't a Scientific Revolution, and Why it Matters to Kuhn
Daniel Garber
Princeton University, Dept. of Philosophy
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:05 pm, 817R CL

 

 

 

 
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