Science, Value and Pragmatism
516 Hamilton (Friday), 716 Philosophy (Saturday)
116th St & Broadway
New York 10027
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On the occasion of Philip Kitcher’s 70th birthday, this conference focuses on three areas in which Kitcher has made significant contributions. Talks will explore topics at the intersection of value theory and the philosophy of science, especially through the distinctive lens of the pragmatist tradition in philosophy.
Friday (516 Hamilton Hall)
2-3.30 Gillian Barker & Graham Bracken Title TBA
4-5.30 Kyle Stanford “A Middle Path Forward in the Scientific Realism Debate”
Saturday (716 Philosophy Hall)
10-11.30 Steven Fesmire "Mapping the Terrain of Moral Action"
11.45-1.15 Michele Moody-Adams “Democracy and its Problems”
2.30-4 Catherine Elgin “Deweyan Deliberation”
4.30-5 Richard Bernstein [brief remarks]
5-6.30 Philip Kitcher “Framing Progress”