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CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) is a network of academics and students working in the philosophy of science in various parts of the University of Cambridge, including the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and the Faculty of Philosophy. The Wednesday afternoon seminar series features current research by CamPoS members as well as visitors to Cambridge and scholars based in nearby institutions. If you are interested in presenting in the series, please contact Brian Pitts (jbp25). If you have any queries or suggestions for other activities that CamPoS could undertake, please contact Huw Price, Jeremy Butterfield or Anna Alexandrova.

Seminars are held on Wednesdays, 1.00–2.30pm in Seminar Room 2.

Further details of the composition and activities of CamPoS

Michaelmas Term 2016

12 October Georgina Statham (Philosophy, Cambridge)
Using organic chemistry to probe the limits of interventionism
19 October Arif Ahmed (Philosophy, Cambridge)
Belief and statistical evidence
26 October Johanna Thoma (LSE)
Risk aversion and the long run
9 November Cancelled
16 November James Weatherall (University of California, Irvine)
What makes econophysics distinctive?
23 November Kirsten Walsh (University of Nottingham)
Newton's laws and epistemic amplification
30 November Stephan Hartmann (LMU, Munich)
Assessing scientific theories

Cambridge Masterclass in Philosophy of Physics

Saturday 12 November, Trinity College
'Structure and Equivalence in Physical Theories', with James Weatherall, Adam Caulton and Eleanor Knox

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