The Role(s) of Heredity in Biological Explanations

Time and Location

Monday, May 31st 2010, Université de Montréal, Claire-McNicoll Building, Z-240


9:30-10:45  Jean Gayon (Philosophie, IHPST, Université Paris I) "Lamarckianism in Pastorian Studies of Lysogeny"
10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Paul Thompson (Philosophy, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, IHPST, University of Toronto) "From Culture to Genes: Accelerated Evolution"
12:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Charles Goodnight (Biology, University of Vermont) "The inheritance of traits under multilevel selection"
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00  Evelyn Fox Kelller (Science, Technology and Society, MIT) "Genes as Difference Makers"

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Thanks to:
Direction des relations internationales et Faculté des arts et des sciences (Université de Montréal)
Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST)
Département de philosophie (Université de Montréal)
Département des sciences biologiques (Université de Montréal)