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History of Philosophy and Science Lecture Series

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During the 1997-98 academic year, the Philosophy Department of Ohio University initiated a lecture series with the intention of bringing to Ohio University each year two outstanding philosophers of science to discuss seminal issues in the history and/or philosophy of an individual science or the history and/or philosophy of science more generally.

Thus far, lecturers have included Adolf Grunbaum, Wesley Salmon, David Hull, Michael Friedman, Deborah Mayo, Stephen Stich, William Wimsatt, Fred Dretske, Richard Burian, John Norton, Paul Griffiths, Elliott Sober, Hartry Field, Brian Skyrms, James Woodward, James Lennox, John Worrall, Daniel Hausman, John Pollock, Paul Humphreys, John L.Bell, Margaret Morrison, Geoffrey Hellman, Christopher Hitchcock. Paolo Mancosu, Peter Achinstein, Jesse Prinz, and most recently, Laura Ruetsche, and Wilfried Sieg.

Recent Events

The Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science series presents Dr. Colin Allen on “Suffering: A Neurofunctional Account” on Friday, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Allen is Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Abstract: In this talk […]

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The Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science presents Dr. Alison Wylie discussing “Radiocarbon Dating and Robustness Reasoning in Archaeology” on Friday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Wylie is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. This lecture is free and open […]

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The Ohio University History and Philosophy of Science Lecture Series presents Dr. Alexander Rosenberg on Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Rosenberg is the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy at Duke University.

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The Philosophy Department and the Spetnagel Development Fund present Dr.Stewart Shapiro discussing Potential Infinity: A Modal Account on Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shapiro is the ODonnell Professor of Philosophy at Ohio State University. His lecture is part of the Ohio University History and Philosophy of Science […]

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