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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 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.

Further details of the composition and activities of CamPoS

Lent Term 2018

24 January J. Brian Pitts (Philosophy, Cambridge)
Even observables change in Hamiltonian general relativity
31 January Bennett Holman (Yonsei)
Dr Watson: the impending automation of medical diagnosis and treatment
7 February Wolfgang Schwarz (Edinburgh)
No interpretation of probability
14 February Craig Callender (UCSD)
Yikes! Why did past-me say he'd give a talk on future discounting?
21 February Mariam Thalos (University of Utah)
Disaggregating goods
28 February Dennis Lehmkuhl (Caltech/Einstein Papers)
The interpretation of black hole solutions in general relativity
7 March Mazviita D. Chirimuuta (Pittsburgh)
Prediction, explanation and the limits of neuroscience
14 March Rune Nyrup (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge)
How archaeologists resolve the inductive risk argument

Easter Term 2018

2 May Natalie Gold (KCL)
9 May Agnes Bolinska (HPS, Cambridge)
16 May No talk [Naomi Oreskes speaks elsewhere]
23 May Darrell Rowbottom (Lingnan/Durham)