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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

Lent Term 2020

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29 January Marta Halina (HPS, Cambridge)
Creativity and AI
5 February Jonathan Birch (LSE)
The search for invertebrate consciousness
12 February Bryan W. Roberts (LSE)
The good news about killing people

The following seminars are postponed until further notice:

26 February Adrian Currie (University of Exeter)
Epistemic engagement, aesthetic value and scientific practice
4 March Petri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki)
Learning from sociological case studies
11 March Carina Prunkl (University of Oxford)
Title TBA

Easter Term 2020

6 May Haixin Dang (University of Leeds)
13 May Angela Breitenbach (Philosophy, Cambridge)
20 May Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen (University of Oulu)