THE UNIT FOR HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SYDNEY CENTRE FOR THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE

2016 RESEARCH SEMINARS

The HPS Research Seminar Series runs on selected Mondays during Semester time.

All Welcome. No Booking Required. Free

Please note NEW START TIME: 5:45

CCANESA MEETING ROOM, MADSEN BUILDING
CAMPERDOWN CAMPUS

Best access to CCANESA is from the Eastern Avenue entrance of the Madsen Building. When you enter you will be on the 3rd floor. Please proceed across the foyer and take the stairs on the right up one floor. The door to CCANESA will be straight ahead on this landing


RESEARCH PRESENTATION DAY 28/10 WILL BE HELD AT THE SANCTA SOPHIA COLLEGE SEE LINK AT BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR DIRECTIONS. Pedestrians can enter via Missenden Road or through the University via St John’s Oval

Research Seminar Series - Semester 1, 2016
Date Venue Speaker Topic
August 8th

CCANESA MEETING ROOM

Katie Tabb

Columbia University

 The Prospect of Precision Psychiatry: Some Ethical and Epistemological Concerns

August 15th

CCANESA MEETING ROOM

Suman Seth

Science and Technolgy Studies

Cornell University

Pathologies of Blackness: Race-Medicine, Slavery and Abolitionism

August 22nd

CCANESA Meeting Room

Madsen Building

Eva Jablonka

Tel Aviv University

Learning and minimal consciousness: an evolutionary connection?

September 12th

CCANESA Meeting Room

Sonja Van Wichelen

Dept Sociology

University of Sydney

"Legitimating Life: Adoption as Postcolonial Technoscience"

 September 19th

CCANESA Meeting Room

Madsen Building

John Norton

Dept of HPS

University of Pittsburgh

There is no complete calculus of inductive inference.

 October 10th

CCANESA Meeting Room

Madsen Building

 

 Blaise Dufal

Groupe d'Anthropologie Scolastique

EHESS

 

 October 17th

 CCANESA Meeting Room

Dr. Mirjam Brusius

Oxford University

What is Preservation? Archaeology, Heritage and the History of Science

 FRIDAY OCTOBER 28TH

PRESENTATIONS 1pm TO 5:30PM

DRINKS AND CANAPES

5:45PM - 7PM

 

*** SANCTA SOPHIA COMMON ROOM

*** SANCTA SOPHIA QUADRANGLE

See link below for directions

 RESEARCH

PRESENTATION

DAY

Starts:  1pm
Presentations by completing students:

1 -1:30pm  Stefan Gawronski
"Sympathy for the Devil Fish: How the Octopus became a Mode of the Brain"

1:30 -2pm  Stephanie White
"Modeling science's progress towards truth in response to Underdetermination"

Afternoon Tea:  2:15-2:30pm

2:30 - 3:15 Cindy Eric
"The Practical Geometry of Robert Hooke's "Principles of Congruity and Incongruity."

3:15 - 4pm Samuel Lewin

4 - 4.45pm - Laura Sumrall

KEYNOTE : JOHN SUTTON 'Sharing Cognitive Futures (and Pasts): small groups and shared histories'

FOLLOWED BY DRINKS AND CANAPES TO CELEBRATE.

DIRECTIONS TO SANCTA SOPHIA COLLEGE: www.sanctasophiacollege.edu.au/contact-us/location-and-transport