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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 Matt Farr (mwef2). 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 2019

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23 October Miriam Solomon (Temple University)
On validators for psychiatric categories
30 October Henry Shevlin (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence)
Theories of consciousness and animal minds: a modest theoretical proposal
6 November Sahanika Ratnayake (Philosophy, Cambridge)
An appraisal of scientific reasoning as therapy in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
13 November Wesley Buckwalter (University of Manchester)
The replication crisis and philosophy
20 November Enno Fischer (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
Pluralism about actual causation
27 November Cancelled
4 December Cancelled