2012 Program

AAHPSSS PG Workshop: Friday 28th September, 2012; New Law School Annexe, University of Sydney

Time
Stream 1: Room SR342
Stream 2: Room SR344
1:30-2:00

Adam Hochman (Sydney): On the Non-Existence of Human Races, Again

Ross Barham (Melbourne): The Metaphilosophy of Science

2:00-2:30

Pierrick Bourrat (Sydney): The role of heredity and reproduction in evolution by natural selection

James McElvenny (Sydney): International Language and the Everyday: contact and collaboration between C.K. Ogden, Rudolf Carnap and Otto Neurath.

2:30-3:00

Isabel Ronai (Sydney): The Multifaceted Concept of the Gene: A Conceptual Analysis of an ‘Epistemic Object’

Kirsten Walsh (Otago) Hypotheses and Newton’s Principia

3:00-3:30
Coffee Break
3:30-4:00

Jacob Pearce (Melbourne): (Re)Interpreting redshifts: How the fusion of two traditions transformed the conceptual space of modern cosmology

Mark Winstanley (Melbourne): Ancient Greece: Miracle or Psychological Commonplace?

4:00-4:30

Sophie Ritson (Sydney): The String Theory Debates: Rhetoric and Ideology in Fundamental Physics

Megan Baumhammer (Sydney): Through Optic Glass: Imagination and Authority from Sidereus Nuncius to Paradise Lost

Ian Lawson (Sydney): Learning Optics from a Flea: Hooke’s knowledge of light as a response to his employment

Jenny Tomlinson (Sydney): The Virtue of Vice

4:30-5:00

Michael Kirchhoff (Macquarie): Causation and Constitution in Cognition

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