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Nature, culture and philosophy

Inaugural Lecture by Professor Tim Lewens

UserTim Lewens (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HousePeterhouse Lecture Theatre, Trumpington Street.

ClockFriday 20 June 2014, 16:30-18:00

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Making sense of the Whipple Museum’s Muggletonian astronomical prints

UserDr Joshua Nall, Assistant Curator, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Representationalism and pragmatism

UserPiotr Szalek (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pastoral modernism: the flying machine's arrival over the English countryside

UserCaitlin Doherty (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Rausing Lecture

Waste, value and radioactive excess in Africa

Nineteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserGabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is empathy? A genealogical account

UserRiana Betzler (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Why do societies work? Persistence and functional explanation

POSTPONED

UserAdrian Boutel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 13:00-14:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The prospects for Darwinian imperialism

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is evidence?

UserMatt Penfold (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

New perspectives on the Great Exhibition

POSTPONED: this seminar will be held next academic year

UserGeoffrey Cantor (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Human nature: from theory to practice

UserTim Lewens (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 13:00-14:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The medicalisation of love

UserBrian Earp (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Propensities and pragmatism

UserMauricio Suarez (Complutense University of Madrid).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 13:00-14:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The multiple inventions of transgenic mice

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

CANCELLED

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Ontic structural realism and economics: the unwanted gift

UserRaj Patel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Willi Hennig and philosophy

UserCharissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Illustrating Enlightenment science: women at the margins in 18th-century France

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Individual risk: does it exist?

UserPhil Dawid (Statistical Laboratory, Univeristy of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 13:00-14:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Rationality in extraordinary science

CANCELLED

UserVashka dos Remedios (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Laughing at the doctors: satire and public practice, 1660–1720

UserMichelle Wallis (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The entrenchment of metaphors in scientific practice

UserAnna de Bruyckere (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Rausing Lecture

Coal, steam and ships: economic historians versus historians of technology?

Eighteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserCrosbie Smith (University of Kent).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Seeing with words: tours, surveys and agricultural improvement in Britain, c.1770–c.1820

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Explanation in neuroscience

UserZina Ward (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Antenatal affairs: discourses of pregnancy and the unborn c.1900

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Liebig's vampire: agricultural chemistry and the embodied earth in mid-19th century Britain

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Digital maps and minimal animals in movement ecology

UserEtienne Benson (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The natural history of the Chihuahua: canine mythology and the science of breeding

Postponed from 4 March

UserDavid Feller (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Varieties of tacit knowledge

UserTim Rogan (Faculty of History).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Harvesting toads in South Africa for pregnancy testing in Britain

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Scientific discovery and Wittgenstein's hinges

UserMinwoo Seo (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Selection and maximization

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Common sense and phrenology

UserSean Dyde (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Poet of progress: serendipity and the search for Erasmus Darwin

UserPatricia Fara (Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

More models, more problems?

UserRune Nyrup (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine

Generatio: medieval debates about procreation, heredity and 'bioethics'

UserMaaike van der Lugt (Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7 / Institut Universitaire de France).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Objectivity in psychology – a Kantian perspective

UserKatharina Kraus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Aesthetics in science

UserAngela Breitenbach (Philosophy, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The Peckham Experiment

UserBoris Jardine (Science Museum, London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Philosophy Events

Inaugural Lecture: Where would we be without counterfactuals?

UserHuw Price (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseLB3, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Local medicines in a global empire: collecting medicinal plants in eighteenth-century Spanish Central America

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserSophie Brockmann (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The Whipple Museum is full of rubbish!

UserNicky Reeves (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Scientific pluralism and the mission of history and philosophy of science

Inaugural Lecture by Professor Hasok Chang

UserHasok Chang (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 16:45-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Science funding 2.0

UserShahar Avin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Conceptual change in history of science

UserIrene Goudarouli (University of Athens).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2012, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

The sciences of subjectivity

Special seminar: please note this will be held on a Wednesday

UserSteven Shapin (Harvard University).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Emergence in complexity science

UserLena Zuchowski (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Rausing Lecture

The modern rise of surgery: gloves as a technology of control

Seventeenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserThomas Schlich (McGill University).

HouseRoom 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockThursday 24 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

From Cook to Cousteau: the many lives of coral reefs

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserAlistair Sponsel (Harvard University).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Colonial classification

UserKhadija Carroll La (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

The global biopolitics of female sterilization

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Preserving scientific heritage: collaborating with scientists

UserLydia Wilson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Philosophical issues in research funding allocation

CANCELLED

UserHeather Douglas (University of Waterloo) and Donald Gillies (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockSaturday 28 April 2012, 13:00-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Peter Paul Rubens and the bird of paradise: natural knowledge and painting in 17th-century Europe

Please note change of speaker and title

UserJosé Ramón Marcaida (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

'Mouse No. 48' and 'Mouse No. 73': first gene transfer experiments, 1977–1980

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

History of Medicine Seminars

A pre-peanut history of food allergy

UserMatthew Smith (University of Strathclyde).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Technological trajectories of hip replacement

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The challenge of the asylum mortuary in early 20th-century Central Europe

UserLeslie Topp (Birkbeck, University of London and CRASSH, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

How to assess influence: Wu Wen-Tsun's work in measure, number and weight

UserJiri Hudecek (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The informational gene: semantic concepts in genetics as models

UserRahul Rose (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Retrocausality – what would it take?

Please note change of date

UserHuw Price (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Private science and public morals: the diary of a late-Victorian teratologist

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Singularist semirealism

UserBence Nanay (University of Antwerp and Peterhouse, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Trick or treatise? Alchemy as natural magic

UserJennifer Rampling (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Buyer beware: robustness analyses in theoretical economics

UserAnna Alexandrova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Placing a laboratory: botanical buildings in Cambridge around 1900

UserA. Kathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Kant on psychology as 'physiology of the inner sense'

UserKatharina Kraus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

History and philosophy of biology: new perspectives?

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Pierre-Olivier Méthot (University of Exeter).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 01 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

A framework for emergentism(s)

UserOlivier Sartenaer (Université Catholique de Louvain).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Authority waterfalls: an anti-realist model of research impact

UserShahar Avin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Population thinking, statistical autonomy, and Biology's First Law

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Newtonian vegetables and perceptive plants

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Healthcare and welfare in contemporary Kenya

UserRuth Prince (Cambridge Centre of African Studies).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The poisoner's regress: on orientalism and natural history

UserSimon Schaffer (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pregnancy testing and the 1930s controversy over the hormonal placenta

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

History of Medicine Seminars

Spaces of healing: Byzantium and medieval Islam compared

UserPeregrine Horden (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 17:00-18:30

Medieval Medicine Discussion Group

Somnambulism, violence and imagination in medieval medicine

Please note change of time and venue

UserWilliam MacLehose (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Mutable mobiles: the circulation of botanical maps between Humboldtian Germany and Victorian Britain

UserNils Guettler (Humboldt University and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The making of the medieval English therapeutic landscape

UserHilary Powell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The human automatism debate in the late 19th century

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Nature and the space of reasons

UserAlexis Papazoglou (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Politeness and the ethical force of natural history

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Organisms, autonomy and division of labour

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 20 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Representational practices and the ethics of natural history, 1650–1720

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Some aspects of early Darwinian commemoration

UserCarl Fisher (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 13:00-14:15

Rausing Lecture

From scientific instruments to musical instruments: the tuning fork, metronome and siren

Fifteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserMyles W. Jackson (Polytechnic Institute of New York University and the Gallatin School of NYU).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 16:30-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Edmund Selous: birdwatching and interpreting animal behaviour in Britain, 1900

UserKathryn Ticehurst (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mathematical culture in Elizabethan England

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The 'economic' metaphor in biology: a case study

UserNatasha Goldberg (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Reflections on Darwin 2009: a discussion

UserJim Secord (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) & Peter C. Kjaergaard (Universities of Aarhus & Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Incongruent counterparts, orientation, and higher geometry

UserNicholas Teh (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The constructive idea: art and science in '30s London and Cambridge

UserBoris Jardine (Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 13:00-14:30

HPS History Workshop

Title to be confirmed

UserJiri Hudecek (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

White maps of Africa – the making of blank spaces

UserNils Petter Hellström (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Causation and exceptions

UserAlex Broadbent (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

Medieval Medicine Discussion Group

Reconstructing Old English anatomical vocabulary

UserConan Doyle (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic).

HouseLodge Seminar Room, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 January 2010, 14:30-16:00

HPS History Workshop

Nunataks: historical phytogeography and botanical nation building in 1930s Québec

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The epistemology of memory

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Lyell's plots

UserAdelene Buckland (Cambridge Victorian Studies Group).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is a thick concept?

UserNiklas Möller (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Deference at a distance

UserJohn Cusbert (ANU/University of Oxford).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

The meaning of altruism in interwar London

UserNick Whitfield (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mass-Observation's May the Twelfth (1937) as utopian sociology

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosopy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Fungi in history

UserNick Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Autonomy and ontology: freedom in Kant and Heidegger

UserSacha Golob (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2009, 13:00-14:00

Rausing Lecture

Local crafts and universal science: lived experience and the written word in the early modern world

Fourteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserPamela H. Smith (Columbia University).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What reasons needn't be

UserCiara Fairley (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mad women and mad-doctors

UserAlexandra Bacopoulos-Viau (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Psy Studies

Psychoanalysis and war

CANCELLED

UserEli Zaretsky (New School for Social Research, NY, and Institut du Temps Présent, Paris).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Placing trust in photographs – photography and the illustrated press

UserGeoff Belknap (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Where do the laws of logic come from?

UserFlorian Steinberger (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Visual organisation of heavenly knowledge in the 16th and 17th centuries

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

God, king, and geometry: Cauchy's reactionary rigour

UserMichael Barany (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

'A falling star' – the sovereign self in Otto Weininger

Jointly hosted with CRASSH, and held in their seminar room at 17 Mill Lane

UserLouis Sass (Rutgers University, New Jersey).

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 17:00-19:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Defending shallow essentialism

UserNathan Wildman (Faculty of Philosophy).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Long in the tooth: a study of a set of papier-mache horses' teeth

UserBecky Brown (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 09 February 2009, 13:00-14:15

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

The Antikythera Mechanism Research Project - a timely update

Please note change of venue

UserVarious speakers.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 14:00-17:30

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