Marie I. Kaiser (University of Cologne) gave a public lecture entitled "A Case Study in the Metaphysics of Biological Practice: The Parts of the Human Genome” on September 27, 2016 at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.
Alyssa Ney (Department of Philosophy, University of California, Davis) gave a public lecture entitled "Separability, Locality, and Higher Dimensions in Quantum Mechanics” on September 17, 2016 at the University of Geneva. We are pleased to report that it was attended by about 60-70 people.
Marie I. Kaiser (University of Cologne) is visiting University of Calgary for a few weeks in September 2016.
Marc Ereshefsky gave a colloquium talk, "Science and Metaphysics: Lessons from Microbiology" in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. September 2016.
Marcel Weber gave a talk, "How Objective are Biological Functions", at the 4th European Advanced Seminar in the Philosophy of Life Sciences at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria. September 5-9, 2016.
C. Kenneth Waters gave a project-related talk, "No General Structure", at the Eight Quadrennial International Fellows Conference at Lund University in Sweden. July 10, 2016.
C Kenneth Waters gave a keynote lecture, "Two Senses of Integration", at the Perspectival Modelling: Pluralism and Integration conference as part of the European Research Councial Project on Perspectival Realism at the University of Edinburgh. July 2, 2016.
Watch the lecture here: https://vimeo.com/179734306.
Marc Ereshefsky gave a project-sponsored symposium talk, "Science and Metaphysics: Lessons from Microbiology" at the Canadian Philosophical Association in Calgary, AB, Canada. May 29, 2016.
Brian J Hanley presented a talk, "A New Approach to Causal Selection", at the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS) Annual Conference in Calgary, Canada. May 29, 2016.
Marc Ereshefsky and Ken Waters will be giving papers at a project-sponsored symposium at the Canadian Philosophical Association’s annual meeting that will be held at the University of Calgary. The symposium is titled, Science and Metaphysics: 50 Years of Philosophy of Science at the University of Calgary, and will also include Jack MacIntosh (University of Calgary), Travis Dumsday (Concordia University of Edmonton), and Kerry MacKenzie (University of California, San Diego) as speakers.