CFP: Philosophy of the Paleosciences

Submission deadline: April 1, 2024

Conference date(s):
August 12, 2024 - August 16, 2024

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Conference Venue:

Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences, University of Exeter
Exeter, United Kingdom

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Egenis, the Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences, will host a 2-day workshop on the philosophy of the paleosciences, followed by a 3-day retreat to the Jurassic Coast. Travel costs to Exeter and the retreat, as well as accommodation will be covered for all speakers.

Abstracts of no more than 500 words and CVs should be emailed to Adrian Currie at [email protected] by the 1st of April. Topics can include anything related to the history, philosophy or sociology of the paleosciences, broadly construed. Get in touch with Adrian if you’ve any questions.

Invited Speakers

Alisa Bokulich (Boston University)

Max Dresow (Macalester College)

Andra Meneganzin (KU Leuven)

Derek Turner (Connecticut College)

Alison Wylie (University of British Colombia)

The Retreat will be based in the Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve and will involve both discussions surrounding a draft of Adrian Currie’s monograph The Science of Lost Worlds, as well as a set of extra-curricular activities on the Jurassic Coast.

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