Workshop in Philosophy of Science

Workshop in Philosophy of Science: Idealizations, Fictions, and Values

Workshop in Philosophy of Science: Idealizations, Fictions, and Values

 

Friday (05/20): Rockefeller Center Class of 1930 Room

9:00-10:30 Round Table Discussion with Workshop Participants

11:00-12:30 Jordi Cat (Indiana Univ): ‘Scientific Assessment and Recommendation Between Modeling and Policy: Realism, Criticism and Deep Value Holism’

2:00-3:30 Alan Baker (Swarthmore): ‘Mathematics and Explanatory Entanglement’

4-5:30 Alisa Bokulich (BU): ‘Fiction As a Vehicle for Truth: Moving Beyond the Ontic Conception’

 

Saturday (05/21): 209 Thornton Hall

9:00-10:30 Courtney Roby  (Cornell): ‘Fictions in Early Greek Mechanics’

11:00-12:30 David Marshall Miller (Iowa State): ‘Making Observation Evidence: Regressus, Galileo, and the Moon’

2:00-3:30 Tarja Knuuttila (Univ South Carolina): ‘Abstract and Concrete: Artefactual Accounts of Models’

4:00-5:30 Jim Binkoski (Dartmouth): ‘Explanation and Dependence’