History and Philosophy of Science

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.

Past Meetings

  • December 8, 2021

    Rouse, Articulating the World, Ch. 9-10 (Ch. 11, epilogue optional)

  • November 10, 2021

    Rouse, Articulating the World, Ch. 7-8 (Ch. 6 optional)

  • October 13, 2021

    Rouse, "Toward a New Naturalism"
    Rouse, Articulating the World, Ch. 3 (Ch. 4-5 optional)

  • April 14, 2021

    Leonelli, Data-Centric Biology
    Ch. 6-7

  • March 10, 2021

    Leonelli, Data-Centric Biology
    Ch. 3-5

  • February 10, 2021

    Leonelli, Data-Centric Biology
    Ch. 1-2

  • January 13, 2021

    Epstein, The Ant Trap
    Ch. 14-16

  • December 9, 2020

    Epstein, The Ant Trap
    Ch. 10-12 (Ch. 13 optional)

  • November 11, 2020

    Epstein, The Ant Trap
    Ch. 5-6, 8-9 (Ch. 7 optional)

  • October 14, 2020

    Epstein, The Ant Trap
    Ch. 1-4

Group Conveners

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    Miriam Solomon

    Miriam Solomon is Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair in the Department of Philosophy at Temple University. Her research interests are in philosophy of science, philosophy of medicine, history of science, epistemology, gender and science and biomedical ethics.


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    Noel Swanson

    Noel Swanson is an associate professor in the philosophy department at the University of Delaware, working on the philosophy of physics, science, and logic. His current research focuses on the conceptual foundations of quantum field theory. 


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