HPS Centre Seminar Series

2016-17 Semester 1.

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History and Philosophy of Science

HPS Seminar Series 2016: Semester 1. 

Baines Wing G36, Wednesdays, 3.15–5.00pm

All welcome!


12 October

Dr Wendy Parker, Philosophy Dept., Durham University

Scientific Modelling and Limits to the Value-Free Ideal

26 October

Dr Elay Schech, HPS Dept., University of Pittsburgh

The Exploratory Role of Idealizations and Limiting Cases in Models 

9 November

Dr Steve Pumfrey, Department of History, Lancaster University.

R.H.’s New Atlantis Continued (1660): Baconian Visions, Science and Politics in Seventeenth-Century England

23 November

Dr Sean Dyde, PRHS, Leeds

The Fall of ‘Man’

7 December

Prof Pratik Chakrabarti, CHSTM, Manchester

An Antique Land: Gondwana and the Sciences of Deep Past

Enquiries to Adrian Wilson [A.F.Wilson@lleds.ac.uk]

Pages in this document

  1. 2016-17 Semester 1.
  2. 2015-16 Semester 2.
  3. 2015-16 Semester 1.
  4. 2014-15, Semester 2
  5. 2014-15, Semester 1
  6. 2013-14, Semester 2
  7. 2013-14, semester 1
  8. 2012-13, Semester 2
  9. 2012-13, Semester 1
  10. 2011-12, Semester 2
  11. 2011-12, Semester 1