CPS Past events
Global Climate Policy for Philosophers
This presentation is an overview of the Global Climate Regime: the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Paris Agreement, the...
From Causal Reasoning to Scientific Thinking
Young children have remarkable capacities for causal reasoning, which are part of the foundation of their scientific thinking abilities. In Constructing...
Truth or Fiction in Historical Research: Finding a Middle Ground
Historical explanations require the interpretation of incomplete traces of the past. We generally conceive of history as a truth-telling practice, while...
Material Evidence and Cognitive Evolution
There is growing interest in developing interdisciplinary collaborations between philosophy and archaeology. On one hand, philosophers of science are becoming...
Public Lecture: Cordelia Fine
"The myth of the Lehman Sisters? Sex, testosterone, and financial risk-taking"Cordelia Fine, 4 September 2018, 4-6pm, ANU Centre for China in the World lecture...
Animal Sentience: Pushing the Boundaries
Recent work has extended the boundaries of animal sentience to an unexpected degree. Claims of non-mammalian consciousness, including invertebrates and even...
Celebration of Kim Sterelny's Laureate Project
On August 6th-8th, the School of Philosophy and the Centre for Philosophy of the Sciences held a workshop to celebrate the completion of Kim Sterelny's...