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Tuesday, August 4
 

11:00

Session of IASCUD (International Association for Science and Cultural Diversity) I
4 August, 11:00AM – 01:00PM

ORGANIZER
Kenji Ito, President IASCUD

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The role of (visual) representations in mathematics

Jessica Carter, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DENMARK

An appraisal of presenting mathematics in metrical form from a socio-cultural perspective 
Krishnamurthi Ramasubramanian, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, INDIA

On the project ‘Culture of Mathematical Research Training’
Benedikt Löwe, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Universität Hamburg, GERMANY; University of Cambridge, ENGLAND; Assessor of IASCUD

Chairs
Speakers
BL

Benedikt Löwe

Universiteit van Amsterdam & Universität Hamburg



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

Session of IASCUD - Science and Cultural Diversity: Integrating Historical and Philosophical Aspects II
04 August, 02:30PM – 04:30PM

ORGANIZER
Kenji Ito, President IASCUD


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Science and cultural diversity: the problem of Orientalism
Kenji Ito, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Hayama, JAPAN; President of IASCUD

Same ascriptions, different methods?
Smita Sirker, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, INDIA




Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

Teaching Commission: Innovative and Effective Teaching in Undergraduate Philosophy of Science and Logic
August 4 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Organizer:
Michael R. Matthews, University of New South Wales

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Teaching with Argument Maps
Zeynep Soysal, Philosophy Department, Harvard University, USA

Teaching Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Anna-Mari Rusanen, Philosophy Department, University of Helsinki, FINLAND

Linking Philosophy and History in a Unified Story: How Epistemology of Science Emerges from Scientists' Biographies.
Marta Bertolaso, Faculty of Medicine, Università di Roma, ITALY

Elements of Critical and Computational Thinking in Education of Pre-school Children 
Hubert Bożek, Department of Logic and Methodology of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Pedagogical University of Cracow, POLAND

Speakers
MB

Marta Bertolaso

University Campus Bio-Medico
HB

Hubert Bozek

Pedagogical University of Cracow
avatar for Anna-Mari Rusanen

Anna-Mari Rusanen

University of Helsinki
ZS

Zeynep Soysal

Harvard University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 18:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

18:00

Teaching Commission: Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching: Contributions from the Springer International Handbook of Research in HPS and Science Teaching
August 4 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Organized by:
Michael Matthews, University of New South Wales

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Introduction and Overview of Handbook
Michael Matthews, School  of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia

Generative Modelling in Physics and in Physics Education
Ismo T. Koponen and Suvi Tala, Physics Department, University of Helsinki, Finland

CANCELLED: The History and Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching in Mexico
Ana Barahona, Biology Department, Autonomous University Mexico, Mexico

HPS and Challenges of Multiculturalism in Science Education
Kai Horsthemke, School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 





 

Speakers
avatar for Ana Barahona

Ana Barahona

Full Professor, Science and Technology Studies, Department of Evolutionary Biology, National University of Mexico, UNAM
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Michael Matthews

Honorary A/Professor, University of New South Wales
Contribution of history and philosophy of science to resolution of theoretical, curricular and pedagogical issues in science teaching.



Tuesday August 4, 2015 18:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Wednesday, August 5
 

14:30

Session of the Commission on Technology and Engineering Sciences: Complex Socio-Technical Systems: Frames and Values I
5 August 2:30PM – 4:30PM

Organized by
Sjoerd Zwart, Delft University of Technology

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

14:30 – 16:30
The Crucial Role of Stakeholders in CST- Systems
Nicola Guarino, ISTC-CNR

Context as a modelling device for CST systems
Stefano Borgo, CNR (National Council of Research)

The Socio-Technical Stance
Daniele Porello, CNR (National Council of Research)
Roberta Ferrario, Italian National Research Council

Sociotechnical systems and their users
Maarten Franssen, Delft University of Technology


Chairs
avatar for Sjoerd Zwart

Sjoerd Zwart

TuDelft
Interest: Engineering Epistemology

Speakers
SB

Stefano Borgo

CNR (National Council of Research)
RF

Roberta Ferrario

Italian National Research Council
MF

Maarten Franssen

Delft University of Technology
avatar for Nicola Guarino

Nicola Guarino

Nicola Guarino is research director at the Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the Italian National Research Council (ISTC-CNR), where he leads the Laboratory for Applied Ontology (LOA), a section of the Institute located in Trento. Since 1991 he has been playing... Read More →
avatar for Daniele Porello

Daniele Porello

CNR (National Council of Research)



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

Session of the Commission on Technology and Engineering Sciences: Complex Socio-Technical Systems: Frames and Values II
5 August 5:00PM – 6:30PM

Organized by
Sjoerd Zwart, Delft University of Technology

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

17:00 – 18:30
Design for Values and CST–Systems. The Role of Procedural Values and Institutional Design
Rafaela Hillebrand, RWTH Aachen University

Participation in Autonomous Systems
Sabine Thürmel, Technical University Munich


Chairs
avatar for Sjoerd Zwart

Sjoerd Zwart

TuDelft
Interest: Engineering Epistemology

Speakers


Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33
 
Friday, August 7
 

11:00

Arabic Logic Commission
7 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

Organizer:
Wilfrid Hodges

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Could Ibn Sina's logic be undecidable?

Maarefi Mohammad 
IPM, Tehran, IRAN

11.00


Al-ʿAllāma al-Ḥillī and the early reception of the Shamsiyya
Tony Street
Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
11.40

Taḥrīf in Medieval Arabic and Persian Logic Texts: A threat to Compositionality?
 Joep Lameer
Membre Associé, Laboratoire SPHERE, Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7, FRANCE

12.20



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

Session of HaPoC (History and Philosophy of Computing) I
7 August 11:00 AM – 01:30 PM

Organizers
Liesbeth De Mol (CNRS, UMR 8163 STL, UNiversité de Lille 3, France)
Giuseppe Primiero (Middlesex University, UK)

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Session 1:


Putting Mathematics into the Computer: Implementation and Epistemology in Early Automated Logic
Stephanie Dick, Harvard University

Defining the semantics of proof evidence
Dale Miller, Inria/Saclay and Lix

Formalism and Computations
Peter Koepke, University of Bonn




Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:30
Main Building, Auditorium IV

14:30

Joint Commission: Contributed Papers 1
7 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Descartes and mathesis universalis - the rise of the modern algebra

Jaakko Joutsi, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Palokka, SUOMI

A note on the role of physical reasoning in Ptolemy's mathematical astronomy
Anastasia Itokazu, Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo André, BRAZIL

Lyons, Kepler, and the commitments of deployment realism
Mario Alai, Department of Basic Sciences and Foundations, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Cesena, ITALY

D’Alembert’s doubts
ARNAUD MAYRARGUE, HISTORY OF SCIENCE, CNRS/SPHERE, PARIS, FRANCE      

Chairs
AM

Arnaud Mayrargue

CNRS/SPHERE

Speakers
avatar for Mario Alai

Mario Alai

Associate Professor, University of Urbino Carlo Bo
My main topic is scientific realism. My working hypothesis is that some form of deployment realism can offer the best account of the status of theories, and can be defended against criticsms based on the history of science and others. Novel predictions have a key role in this, so... Read More →
AI

Anastasia Itokazu

Universidade Federal do ABC
JJ

Jaakko Joutsi

University of Jyväskylä



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

Session of HaPoC (History and Philosophy of Computing) II
7 August 02:30 – 04:30 PM

Organizers
Liesbeth De Mol (CNRS, UMR 8163 STL, UNiversité de Lille 3, France)
Giuseppe Primiero (Middlesex University, UK)

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Session 2:


PLEASE NOTE: Matti Tedre's talk has been moved up one slot due to the cancellation of John Symons talk

The Church-Turing Theses
Oron Shagrir, University of Jerusalem

Competing Claims to Computing as a Discipline
Matti Tedre, Stockholm University 

CANCELLED: TBA
John Symons, University of Kansas





Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Auditorium IV

17:00

Joint Commission: Contributed Papers 2
7 August 7 05:00PM - 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 

The (non-Newtonian) conception of time in Hume and Einstein: Similarities and Differences

Matias Slavov, Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, FINLAND




What happened to phlogiston? Reconsidering the Chemical Revolution

Wayne Myrvold, Philosophy, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, CANADA




On Richard Cantillon, Or How the Economic Science Has Acquired Its Method and Methodology

Oleg Ananyin, Department of Theoretical Economics, Higher School of Economics,Nat.Research University, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION




Charles Darwin and Sir John F. W. Herschel: Nineteenth-Century Science and its Methodology

Charles Pence, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Chairs
Speakers
OA

Oleg Ananyin

Higher School of Economics,Nat.Research University
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Wayne Myrvold

The University of Western Ontario
avatar for Charles Pence

Charles Pence

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Louisiana State University
Historian and philosopher of biology and technology
avatar for Matias Slavov

Matias Slavov

University of Jyväskylä
Preparing PhD on Hume's natural philosophy. Interest in history and PoS.



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

Session of HaPoC (History and Philosophy of Computing) III
7 August 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Organizers
Liesbeth De Mol (CNRS, UMR 8163 STL, UNiversité de Lille 3, France)
Giuseppe Primiero (Middlesex University, UK)

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Session 3:

Using History to Make Software More Tangible
Edgar Daylight, Universiteit Utrecht

How do we know that a statement true in Computer Science?
Gilles Dowek, Inria/Deducteam and Mooc Lab

Discussion



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Auditorium IV
 
Saturday, August 8
 

10:00

Joint Commision Invited Lecture: International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS)
8 August 10:00AM – 11:00PM

Prospects for an Integrated History and Philosophy of Composition
Chang Hasok
University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
avatar for Pablo Lorenzano

Pablo Lorenzano

Full Professor/Main Researcher, Center of Studies in Philosophy and History of Science (CEFHIC)-National University of Quilmes (UNQ)/National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)

Speakers
HC

Hasok Chang

University of Cambridge



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 11:00
Main Building, Room 5

13:30

Joint Commission: Contributed Papers 3
8 AUGUST 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES  



Models of Data, Theoretical Models and Structural Relationships in the History of Genetics
Pablo Lorenzano, Department of Social Sciences, National University of Quilmes/CONICET, Bernal, Prov. Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

What did the "Rediscoverers" discover in 1900? A New Analysis of the Birth of Genetics
Yafeng Shan, Science and Technology Studies, University College London, London, UNITED KINGDOM

What do Wound Repair, Chimeras, and Embryonic Stem Cells Have in Common?
Jane Maienschein, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, and Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Karl Pearson’s phenomenalism : Its impact on the theories of heredity and evolution in the early 1900s
Jean Gayon: Université Paris 1   

Chairs
JG

Jean Gayon

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Speakers
avatar for Pablo Lorenzano

Pablo Lorenzano

Full Professor/Main Researcher, Center of Studies in Philosophy and History of Science (CEFHIC)-National University of Quilmes (UNQ)/National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)
JM

Jane Maienschein

Arizona State University
YS

Yafeng Shan

University College London



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33