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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 2018

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10 October Jonathan Cohen (University of California, San Diego)
Many Molyneux Questions
17 October Rune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge)
Explanations for medical artificial intelligence
24 October Karim Thébault (University of Bristol)
Leibniz, Mach and the C-Series
31 October Karina Vold (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge)
Reconciling the opposing effects of neurobiological evidence on criminal sentencing judgments
7 November Christoph Hoerl (University of Warwick)
Temporal binding and the idea of a 'sense of agency': a critical examination
14 November Ali Boyle (Trinity Hall, Cambridge)
Memory: what is it good for?
21 November Katie Robertson (Philosophy, Cambridge/University of Birmingham)
Time-asymmetry in thermal physics
28 November Matt Farr (HPS, Cambridge)
The C theory of time