Understanding & Progress, in Science and Beyond

August 4, 2020
University of Iceland



University of Iceland
Harvard University
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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

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This is the second 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 themes of this second workshop are scientific progress and the epistemic notion of understanding. The workshop 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 - Yafeng Shan (Kent): What is the New Functional Account of Scientific Progress?

14:35 GMT - Finnur Dellsén (University of Iceland): Scientific Progress Without Justification

15:10 GMT - Catherine Elgin (Harvard): Leveraging Understanding

16:10 GMT - Event ends


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Time: August 4th, 2020, Reykjavík

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Meeting ID: 689 1598 4287

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