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Jun
2023

Evolvability: A Bridge Between the Proximate and Ultimate?

Whilst scientists sometimes attribute the differential diversification, adaptedness, and disparity of lineages to their "evolvability", the exact nature of...
21
Jun
2023

Medical Microbiome Research and Its Parallels with Galenic Medicine

Associate Professor Maureen O’Malley (School of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney) will examine some of the problematic concepts in...
21
Jun
2023

Australia-New Zealand Philosophy of Biology Workshop

The A-NZ PhilBio Workshop is a new, regular, mid-year workshop for the philosophy of biology community across Australia and New Zealand, with a focus on...
05
Aug
2022

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...
03
Aug
2022

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...
27
Jul
2022

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...
15
Jul
2019

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...

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