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Tuesday, August 4 • 11:00 - 13:00
C3.1 Philosophy of the Life Sciences

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4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Evolutionary explanations
Susanne Hiekel, Insitute for philosophy, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, GERMANY

The plant and the pollinator tale: or how to take teleology seriously and yet not be a Lamarkian?
Iñigo Ongay de Felipe, Fundación Gustavo Bueno., Fundación Gustavo Bueno, Oviedo, SPAIN

Explanatory unification and statistical interpretations of natural selection and drift
Stefan Petkov, Institute of Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA

Functions at the interface of biology and technology: synthetic biology, cultivated biology and coevolution
Elselijn Kingma, Philosophy & Ethics, Eindhoven, Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS
 

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Elselijn Kingma

Lecturer/Professor in Philosophy, Southampton & Eindhoven
Elselijn Kingma is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Southampton, UK, and Socrates Professor in philosophy and technology in the Humanist Tradition, at the University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. | | Elselijn's research focuses on philosophy of medicine (concepts of health and disease and the epistemology of Evidence Based Medicine); applied ethics ('trust' in medical interactions and rights, interests and obligations in... Read More →

Speakers
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Iñigo Ongay de Felipe

Fundación Gustavo Bueno
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Susanne Hiekel

University Duisburg-Essen
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Stefan Petkov

Tsinghua University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 4

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