The Metaphysics of Science: Causation and Natural Kinds

March 20, 2014

Exact location to be determined
13 rue du Four
Paris 75006


Philippe Huneman
Alexandru Manafu
Andrew McFarland
University of Kansas

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The Metaphysics of Science:  Causation and Natural Kinds

March 20th-21st, 2014

IHPST (Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne). Address: 13 rue du Four, Paris (Mabillon station)

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  1. Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham) & Rani Anjum (Norwegian University of Life Science) – “Understanding Causation by Way of Failure”
  2. Matthew Slater (Bucknell University) – “Anchoring in Ecosystemic Kinds”
  3. P.D. Magnus (University at Albany) – “Taxonomy, Ontology, and Causation”
  4. Muhammad Khalidi (York University) – “Natural Kinds as Nodes in Causal Networks”
  5. Thomas Reydon (Hannover) – “Realism About Kinds and the Dynamics of Classificatory Practices”
  6. Françoise Longy (IHPST) – “Do We Need Two Notions of Natural Kind to Account for the History of ‘Jade’?”
  7. Philippe Huneman (IHPST) – Title TBA
  8. Andrew McFarland (Kansas, IHPST) – “Natural Kinds and Causal Structure”
  9. Béatrice de Montera (IHPST) – Title TBA

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March 20, 2014, 2:00pm CET

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