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CamPoS

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 (unless otherwise noted) in Seminar Room 2.

Further details of the composition and activities of CamPoS

Michaelmas Term 2017

11 October
12noon
Carlo Rovelli (Aix-Marseille University)
What is quantum theory actually telling us about the world? The 'relational' interpretation
18 October Jacob Stegenga (with Zoë Hitzig) (HPS, Cambridge)
The perils of p-hacking and the promise of pre-analysis plans
25 October Sam Fletcher (University of Minnesota)
The principle of stability
1 November Eric Martin (Baylor University)
'The battle is on': Lakatos, Feyerabend and the student protests
8 November Melissa Fusco (Columbia University)
Causal decision theory and tragic evidence: Death in Damascus revisited
15 November Paul A. Roth (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Reviving analytical philosophy of history
22 November Harvey Brown (University of Oxford)
Quantum Bayesianism: the ineffable reality behind 'participatory realism'
29 November Alisa Bokulich (Boston University)
Representing and explaining: The eikonic conception of explanation
6 December Emily Thomas (Durham University)
What's the point of Margaret Cavendish's Blazing World?