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Tuesday, August 4
 

11:00

C3.1 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
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
 

Chairs
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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... Read More →

Speakers
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Iñigo Ongay de Felipe

Fundación Gustavo Bueno
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Susanne Hiekel

University Duisburg-Essen
SP

Stefan Petkov

Beijing Normal University



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

17:00

A1.4 Mathematical Logic + C3.6 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Combining relational and algebraic semantics
Puncochár Vít, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

The modal logic of symmetric forcing
Alexander Carstensen Block, Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY

The proof-theoretic approach to evolutionary biology - can we work out a logic of evolution?
Andreea Esanu, Theoretical Philosophy and Logic, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, ROMANIA

Quantified intuitionistic and modal logic over metrizable spaces
Philip Kremer, Philosophy, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, CANADA

Chairs
PV

Puncochár Vít

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

Speakers
AC

Alexander Carstensen Block

University of Hamburg
AE

Andreea Esanu

University of Bucharest
PK

Philip Kremer

University of Toronto Scarborough



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 17
 
Wednesday, August 5
 

11:00

C3.2 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Evolutionary and Molecular Genes: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis
Matsumoto Shunkichi, Liberal Arts Education Center, Tokai University, Kanagawa, JAPAN  

On the Concept of Genetic Distance: the perils of misinterpretation
Omri Tal, Theoretical and Mathematical Biology, Max Planck Inst. for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, GERMANY     

Fitness and Variance
Brad Weslake, Philosophy, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, CHINA  

On the relation between biological information and biological inheritance
María José Ferreira Ruiz, Department of Philosophy, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aire, ARGENTINA   

  

Chairs
MS

Matsumoto Shunkich

Tokai University

Speakers
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María José Ferreira Ruiz

PhD student, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET
I am a PhD student devoted to the philosophy of biology. CONICET Doctoral fellow.
MS

Matsumoto Shunkich

Tokai University
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Omri Tal

Max Planck Inst. for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Brad Weslake

Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 17
 
Thursday, August 6
 

17:00

C3.3 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Discovering Mechanisms, Investigating Phenomena, and Experimental
Discovery-A New Account of Experimental Practice
Hsiao-Fan Yeh, General Education Center, National Formosa University,
New Taipei City, TAIWAN

 

Chairs
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Ilkka Pättiniemi

University of Helsinki

Speakers
HY

Hsiao-Fan Yeh

National Formosa University



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Friday, August 7
 

17:00

C3.4 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



The natural origins of value
Cristian Saborido, Dpt. Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, UNED, Madrid, SPAIN
Javier Gonzalez de Prado, UNED, Madrid, SPAIN



Did Machiavellian Thinking Shape the Reflective Mind?
Yuichi Amitani, Business Sciences and Regional Development, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, JAPAN



Endless Forms in Endless Environments: Multi-Level Selection in Light of Darwin‘s Ecological Ideas
Tilmann Massey, Logic and Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY



Two Kinds of Group Level Interactions in Trait Group Selection
Tomi Kokkonen, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Helsingin yliopisto, FINLAND

Chairs
TM

Tilmann Massey

LMU Munich

Speakers
YA

Yuichi Amitani

Tokyo University of Agriculture
TK

Tomi Kokkonen

University of Helsinki



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

13:30

C3.5 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Lineages and Identity in Systematics: A Critique of de Queiroz's solution to the Species Problem
Celso Antonio Alves Neto, Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Maximilian Huber's presentation)

Darwin’s solution to the species problem revisited: Can instrumentalism about species in taxonomy and realism about species in evolution be combined?
Thomas Reydon, Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Edit Talpsepp's presentation)


Chairs
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Thomas Reydon

Leibniz Universitaet Hannover

Speakers
CA

Celso Antonio Alves Neto

Leibniz Universität Hannover



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