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Historicity: The Seventh Annual research Workshop

Time and Location

May 30-31, 2012, University of Toronto

Schedule

Wednesday 30 May

Burwash Hall, Private Dining Room, Victoria College

10:00-10:40 : Michel Morange, IHPST, Paris 1, "Historical constraints and molecular trends: two different ways to oppose historicity in biology"
→Response: Alex Djedovic, IHPST, Toronto

11:20: Coffee break: Burwash Hall, Senior Common Room

11:30-12:10: Carlos Mariscal & Aryn Conrad, Duke University, “Evolution and Persistence”
→Response: Jean Gayon, IHPST, Paris 1

12:50 Lunch break: Burwash Hall, Senior Common Room

14:30-15:10: Johannes Martens, IHPST, Paris 1, “Cell cooperation and the origins of organisms”
→Response: Robert Brandon, Duke University

15:50: Coffee break: Burwash Hall, Senior Common Room

16:00-16:40: Jonathan Birch, HPS, Cambridge, "Between Groups and Individuals: Life History Theory and the Evolution of Specialization”
→Response: Eugene Earnshaw, IHPST, Toronto

17:20: End

Thursday 31 May

Burwash Hall Private Dining Room, Victoria College

10:00-10:40 : Frédéric Bouchard, Université de Montréal, "Evolutionary Biology is not a historical science"
→Response: Antonine Nicoglu, IHPST, Paris 1

11:20: Coffee break: Burwash Hall, Senior Common Room

11:30-12:10:
Keynote Address: John Beatty, Philosophy, UBC, “What Does It Mean To Say That History Matters?”

12:50 Lunch

14:30-15:10: Cory Lewis, IHPST, Toronto, “Historicity and Context-Sensitivity”
→Response: Matteo Mossio, IHPST, Paris 1

15:50: Coffee break: Burwash Hall, Senior Common Room

16:00-16:40: David Crawford,Duke University, "Queerly Shaped Keys: Chance and the Explanation of the Unlikely in Biology”
→Response: Jacob Stegenga, IHPST, Toronto

17:20: End

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