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.
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||Matthew Parrott (KCL)
Delusional cognition as explanation
|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