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CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Title to be confirmed

CANCELLED

UserCarina Prunkl (University of Oxford).

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

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

The case for modelled democracy

CANCELLED

UserKristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij (Birkbeck, University of London).

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

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Creativity and AI

UserMarta Halina (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

How atoms became real

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

1 million correlations: steps towards reproducible psychological science

UserAmy Orben (Emmanuel College and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

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

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Thinking/researching/teaching race, genetics and intelligence in HPS and STS

UserJenny Bangham (HPS), Marta Halina (HPS) and Ernesto Schwartz Marin (University of Exeter).

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

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Beauty, truth and understanding

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Negotiating history: contingency, canonicity and case studies

UserAgnes Bolinska and Joseph Martin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Decolonising the history of science curriculum

UserMary Brazelton, Simon Schaffer, Charu Singh and Richard Staley (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The C theory of time

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

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

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

'The American soldier' in Jerusalem: on measurement, travel and translation

CANCELLED

UserTal Arbel (Tel Aviv University/University of Edinburgh).

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

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Time-asymmetry in thermal physics

UserKatie Robertson (Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge/University of Birmingham).

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

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Explanations for medical artificial intelligence

UserRune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Many Molyneux Questions

UserJonathan Cohen (University of California, San Diego).

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

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Understanding protein function through multiple models of structure: barriers to integration

UserAgnes Bolinska (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Julie-Anne Gandier (University of Toronto).

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

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

How archaeologists resolve the inductive risk argument

CANCELLED

UserRune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence).

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

ClockWednesday 14 March 2018, 13:00-14:30

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

Disaggregating goods

Please note change of day and time

UserMariam Thalos (University of Utah).

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

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 13:00-14:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Ether: the multiple lives of a resilient concept

UserJaume Navarro (University of the Basque Country).

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

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

A bold hypothesis about pursuit

UserAdrian Currie (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).

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

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The perils of p-hacking and the promise of pre-analysis plans

UserJacob Stegenga (with Zoë Hitzig) (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Wishful speaking: science, truth and dictatorship

UserStephen John (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

What makes econophysics distinctive?

UserJames Weatherall (University of California, Irvine).

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

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 13:00-14:30

Coffee with Scientists

How to study fire

UserJenni Sidey (Research Associate, Department of Engineering).

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

ClockFriday 13 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

The technological singularity: superintelligent machines and the future of humanity

UserMurray Shanahan (Professor of Cognitive Robotics, Imperial College London).

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

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

How should scientists quantify academic value?

UserAlecia Carter (Research Fellow, Churchill College and Department of Zoology).

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

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Builders of the vision

UserDaniel Cardoso Llach (Carnegie Mellon University/Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Coffee with Scientists

Data-driven versus hypothesis-driven science

UserSteve Oliver (Professor of Systems Biology and Biochemistry; Director of the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre).

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

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

Did the earth sciences have a 20th-century revolution?

UserMartin Rudwick (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

Coffee with Scientists

Are we tackling the causes of global warming effectively?

UserSir David King (Foreign Secretary's Special Representative on Climate Change).

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

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The impact of machines

UserHenry K. Miller (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL).

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

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The problem of confirmation in the Everett interpretation

UserEmily Adlam (Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 13:00-14:30

Coffee with Scientists

A 21st-century biologist looks at Sir Isaac Newton

UserMargaret Ann Goldstein (Baylor College of Medicine, and Clare Hall).

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

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Simulating scientific merit dynamics

UserShahar Avin (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).

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

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

Coffee with Scientists

Making archaeological knowledge

UserAlison Wylie (University of Washington, and Durham University) and John Robb (Archaeology, Cambridge).

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

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science

To explain the Scientific Revolution by means of comparison

Special Joint Needham Research Institute and HPS Seminar

UserFloris Cohen (Utrecht University).

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

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 15:30-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The 'Aeroplane Gaze': looking up in 1909

UserPatrick Ellis (University of California, Berkeley).

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

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Psychometric validation as theory avoidance

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

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

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Emergent chance (jointly authored with Marcus Pivato)

UserChristian List (London School of Economics and Political Science).

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

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Pragmatism and the possibility of (no) naturalistic metaphysics

UserJonathan Knowles (NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

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

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'Vegetable Substances'

UserVictoria Pickering (Queen Mary University of London and Natural History Museum, London).

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

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

UserEmma Pyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

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

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Visual STS

UserPeter Galison (Harvard University).

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

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Brownian motion pictures

UserCharlotte Bigg (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris).

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

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Farewell to content

UserKim Sterelny (Australian National University).

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

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 13:00-14:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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