Program

Progress in Science & Society: Workshop with P. Kitcher

June 14, 2017
Leibniz Universität Hannover (Biomolekulares Wirkstoffzentrum, BMWZ)

Program | Abstracts | Speakers | Venue & Practical Information | Call for Papers


09.00-09.15
Torsten Wilholt (Hannover): Introduction

09.15-10.30
Philip Kitcher (New York): “Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts” (Keynote)
Philip Kitcher will also give a public evening lecture on Mon, June 12 on “Radical Pragmatism” (main building, Welfengarten 1, lecture hall B305)

10.30-10.45
Break

10.45-11.45
Marta Bertolaso (Rome): “What progress, if any, in cancer research?”
11.45-12.45
Vanessa Rampton (Zurich): “Progress in Science and Society: The Case of Medicine”

12.45-14.00
Break

14.00-15.00
Manuela Fernández Pinto (Bogotá): “Pragmatic naturalism for commercially-driven science”
15.00-16.00
Parysa Mostajir (Chicago): “Progress as Universalist and Pluralist: A Hidden Conflict”

16.00-16.15
Break

16.15-17.15
Jan-Willem Romeijn (Groningen) & Remco Heesen (Cambridge): “Epistemic diversity and Editor Decisions: a Statistical Matthew Effect”