The Paradox of the Organism (Revisited)

November 8, 2022 - November 9, 2022
Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Arlington 20057
United States

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Macquarie University
University of Leeds
University of Bristol
University of Pennsylvania

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We are pleased to announce our upcoming conference, “The Paradox of the Organism (Revisited)”, to be held November 8-9, 2022 at Georgetown University in Washington DC. 

http://www.paradoxoftheorganism.com/

This 2-day conference will bring together biologists and philosophers to discuss internal conflicts (e.g., selfish genetic elements, selfish cell lineages) and their implications for organismality. 

Confirmed speakers are: 

Amy Boddy - Department of Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara 

Pierrick Bourrat - Philosophy Department, Macquarie University

Ellen Clarke - School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science, University of Leeds

David Haig - Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Israt Jahan - Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

Samir Okasha - Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol

Laura Ross - Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh

Martijn Schenkel - Department of Biology, Georgetown University and Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen

Nina Wedell - School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne and Biosciences, University of Exeter

We have some slots for contributed talks and posters. The submission deadline for their abstracts is September 1 (see conference website for submission portal). Decisions on contributed talks will be made by September 8. The registration deadline for attending the conference is October 15. 

Organizers: 

Arvid Ågren, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University 

Manus Patten, Department of Biology, Georgetown University ([email protected])

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October 15, 2022, 9:00am EST

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