Understanding, in Science and Beyond

July 28, 2020
University of Iceland



University of Innsbruck
National Autonomous University of Mexico (PhD)
New York University


University of Iceland
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
University of Tasmania

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This is the first event in a series of online workshops affiliated with the international research project "Understanding Progress, in Science and Beyond", which is hosted at the University of Iceland. 

The theme of this first workshop is the epistemic notion of understanding and will consist of three talks. The event is open to all who are interested in listening in and/or participating in the Q&A. The schedule is as follows: 

13:30 GMT - Zoom chat opens (see details below)

14:00 GMT - María Martínez-Ordaz (Rio): Understanding Defective Theories: A structuralist approach to scientific understanding.

14:35 GMT - Federica Malfatti (Innsbruck): Understanding Phenomena (To Some Extent)

15:10 GMT - Michael Strevens (NYU): Understanding Explanatory Esoterica

16:10 GMT - Event ends


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Topic: Understanding, in Science and Beyond

Time: Jul 28, 2020 01:30 PM Reykjavik

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Meeting ID: 691 7691 3639

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Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi (IIIT-Delhi)
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