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  • MSR International Workshop: 'The Concept of Evidence in Astrophysics'

 

FRIDAY 21 JUNE 2019

Salón de Grados, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

9.30 – 10.30: Alan Heavens (Imperial College London): “Bayes in the Cosmos”

10.30 – 11.00: Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00: Jaco de Swart (Amsterdam): “How the Universe Went Missing”

12.00 – 13.00: Siska De Baerdemaeker (Pittsburgh): “Method-Driven Experiments in Astro-Particle Physics”

13.00 – 14.30: Lunch

14.30 – 15.30: Bruno Merin (ESAC Science Data Centre, Madrid): “The Astronomy of Science Data Archives as Public Repositories of Facts”

15.30 – 16.30: Kerstin Kunze (Salamanca): “Constraining Cosmological Magnetic Fields with Data”

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

17.00-18.00: Nora Boyd (Siena College): “Astrophysical Evidence: Observation and Intervention are Irrelevant”

18:00 – 18:45: Roundtable Discussion (Chair: Mauricio Suárez, UCM)

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  • MSR Session on Philosophy of Biology: 'Size, Development and Evolution'

  

THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2019 

Seminario A-25, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense

 

11.00 - 12.15: Daniel J. Nicholson (Konrad Lorenz Institute): On Being the Right Size, Revisited

12.15 - 12.30: Coffee Break

12.30 - 13.45: Miguel Brun-Usan (University of Southampton): Unburdening Evolutionary Thought through Development


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  • Lecture: 'La ciencia de los terremotos: predecir lo desconocido'

Rodrigo del Potro - University of Bristol

LUNES 10 DE JUNIO DE 2019, 12:00

Seminario B-011, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Book Presentation: 'Filosofía de la Ciencia: Historia y Práctica'

 

Presentación del libro de Mauricio Suárez: Filosofía de la Ciencia: Historia y Práctica, Tecnos, 2019.

LUNES 29 DE ABRIL DE 2019, 19:15 - Metalibrería, Calle Joaquín María López, 29.

 

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  • Lecture: 'Recrear la identidad: una aproximación desde la diferencia genotipo-fenotipo'

David Ricote Hernández - UCM y Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo (CSIC-UPO)

MIÉRCOLES 24 DE ABRIL DE 2019, 11:00

Seminario A-25, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Grupo de lectura en Filosofía de la Biología


Lectura: Maynard Smith & Sathmáry, Major Transitions in Evolutionary Theory (1995) (Caps. 9-10)

LUNES 5 NOVIEMBRE 2018, 11:00

Seminario B-011, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Lecture: 'Major Prebiotic Transitions as Stages of Protocellular Development'

Kepa Ruiz-Mirazo - IAS Research Group, Universidad del País Vasco (UPV)

MONDAY 17 DECEMBER 2018, 11:30

Seminario A-25, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  •  Grupo de lectura en Filosofía de la Biología: Sesión 2

 

Lectura: Szathmáry & Demeter, Group selection of early replicators and the origin of life (1987)

LUNES 26 NOVIEMBRE 2018, 11:00

Seminario B-011, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Grupo de lectura en Filosofía de la Biología: Sesión 1

 

Lectura: Maynard Smith & Sathmáry, Major Transitions in Evolutionary Theory (1995) (Caps. 1-4)

LUNES 5 NOVIEMBRE 2018, 11:00

Seminario B-011, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Lecture: 'Algunos problemas de fundamentación de la mecánica estadística'


Juan MR Parrondo - Universidad Complutense de Madrid

MIÉRCOLES 31 OCTUBRE 2018, 12:00

Seminario A-217, Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad Complutense


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  • Workshop: The Method of Arbitrary Functions

 

FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2018

Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University 

 

Programme:

 

 9.30 – 10.30: Jacob Rosenthal (University of Konstanz): The Method of Arbitrary Functions as an Interpretation of Probability: The Devil is in the Details

 

10.30 – 11.00: Coffee Break

 

11.00 – 12.00: Mauricio Suárez (UCM, Madrid): Explanatory Chances and the Method of Arbitrary Functions

 

12.00 – 13.00: Wolfgang Pietsch (Technical University Munich): Objective Probabilities based on Causal Symmetries

 

13.00 – 15.00: Lunch

 

15.00 – 16.00: Chloé de Canson (London School of Economics): Two Notions of Objectivity and the Method of Arbitrary Functions

 

16.00 – 17.00: Michael Strevens (New York University): The Problem of Initial Conditions

 

17.00 – 17.30: Coffee Break

 

17.30 -18.30 Roundtable Discussion

 

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For further info and registration: msuarez@filos.ucm.es

 

Funded and Sponsored by the Spanish DGCyT, Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness (project FFI2014-57064-P), the Department of Logic and Theoretical Philosophy (UCM) and the Faculty of Philosophy at Complutense University of Madrid.

 

  • Lecture: 'Los caminos de Pòlya: una puerta a la resolución creativa de problemas'

 

Jaime Alcamí - L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, París

THURSDAY 21 JUNE 2018, 12:00

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Ciencia y Sentido Común'

 

Javier Vilanova - Universidad Complutense de Madrid

THURSDAY 17 MAY 2018, 13:00

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Essence in the Age of Evolution'

 

Christopher J. Austin (Sutton Grammar School)

MONDAY 7 MAY 2018, 11:00

Venue to be determined


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  • Eighth Philosophy of Biology and Cognitive Sciences Research Workshop (PBCS8)

 

Invited speakers: Christopher Austin (Sutton Grammar School) and Susana Monsó (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)


3-4 MAY 2018

Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University

Program


Contact: pbcs8workshop@gmail.com


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  • Lecture: 'Knightian Uncertainty, Randomness, and Modality in Mathematical Economics'

 

Eric Schliesser - University of Amsterdam

THURSDAY 26 APRIL 2018, 11:30

Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Simetrías Espacio-Temporales, Leyes de Conservación y Posibilidades Físicas'

 


Adán Sus - Universidad de Valladolid

THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2018, 13:00

Room B-013, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Intuición Kantiana y Espacio-Tiempo Relativista'

 

 

 Adán Sus - Universidad de Valladolid

THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2018, 13:00

Room B-013, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Wittgenstein on Probability and Induction'

 

Constantine Sandis - University of Hertfordshire

THURSDAY 2 MARCH 2017, 13:00

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Reactivity Through an Interventionist Lense: Why Many Experiments in the Social Science May not be Causal'

 

María jiménez Buedo - Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2017, 11:30

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Towards a Metaphysics of Biology'

 

Vanessa Triviño - Universidad de Murcia

THURSDAY 26 JANUARY 2017, 11:30

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Domesticating Metaphysical Indeterminacy'

 

Antony Eagle - University of Adelaide

THURSDAY 19 JANUARY 2017, 11:30

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Animadversions on the Semantic View'

 

Erik Curiel - Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy

FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 2016, 15:30

Conference Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • Lecture: 'Epistemic Values in Theoretical Particle Physics: The Case of the Strong Nuclear Interaction'

 

Pablo Ruiz de Olano - University of Notre Dame

FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 2016, 18:00

Conference Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University


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  • International Workshop on The Metaphysics of Causal Probability in the Life Sciences   

 

MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2016

Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University 

 

Programme:

 

9.50: Welcome and Introduction

 

Session I Chair: Mauricio Suárez (UCM)

10.00-11.00: Cristina Villegas (UCM): “On a Causal Dispositionalist View of Probability”

 

11.00 – 11.30: Coffee Break

 

Session II Chair: Pedro Sánchez (UCM)

11.30 – 12.30: Vanessa Triviño (Murcia): “Fitness as a Causal Dispositional Property”

12.30 – 13.30: Maria Cerezo (Murcia): “Pros and Cons of a Causal Dispositionalist Theory of Genes: Parity, Complexity and Simultaneity”

 

13.30 – 15.30: Lunch Break

 

Session III Chair: Laura Nuño de la Rosa (UCM)

15:30 – 16.30: Francesca Merlin (Paris): “No Need for a Propensity Interpretation to make Fitness Explanatory”

16.30 – 17.30: Maria José García Encinas (Granada) “Reading De Interpretatione 9 with the aid of Aristotelian Powers”

 

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For further info and registration: msuarez@filos.ucm.es

Funded and Sponsored by the Spanish DGCyT, Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness (project FFI2014-57064-P) and Complutense Research Group MCISR: http://www.ucm.es/metcausa

 

  • Lecture: 'Las raíces epistemológicas de la transformación de la mecánica en el siglo XIX'

 

María de Paz - Universidad de Sevilla

MONDAY 30 MAY 2016, 11:30

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University

 

 

  • Workshop: 'Inferentialism, Contextualism, Relativism: New Directions in Philosophy of Science'

 

MONDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2016

Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University

 

Programme:

10.00- 11.00: Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury College): Explanation or Inference: Which Comes First?

11.00 – 11.30: Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30: Mauricio Suárez (UCM, Madrid): The Contextual Character of Causal Evidence

12.30 – 13.30: Katherina Kinzel (University of Vienna): De-idealizing Disagreement: From Relativism to Contingency and Back

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  • Lecture: 'La metafísica de las disposiciones bohmianas'

 

Albert Solé - Universitat de Barcelona

MONDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2016, 11:30

Seminar Room B-011, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University

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