Workshop Series: ‘British Twentieth Century Women Philosophers on Science’

In May/ June 2022, in collaboration with the /(women) in parenthesis/ project and the Durham Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS), the Department of Philosophy in Durham will host three workshops on ‘British Twentieth Century Women Philosophers on Science’.

These workshops will run via a hybrid format with some speakers presenting in Durham and others online – a/ll the talks will be available to view online over zoom./

The workshop schedule is as follows (all times are UK times):

/Workshop 1 (18th May): /

14:00 Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Manchester) ‘Susan Stebbing’s
Philosophy of Physics’

16:00 Justin Vlasits (Illinois) ‘Margaret MacDonald in the
Stebbing-Eddington Debate’ (online)

/Workshop 2 (23rd May): /

14:00 Jessica Leech (KCL) ‘Martha Kneale and the Necessary A Posteriori’

16:00 Peter West (Durham) ‘Stebbing on Science and Scientific Progress’

/Workshop 3 (14th June):/

14:00 Fraser Macbride (Manchester) ‘Emmet on the Nature of
Metaphysical Thinking’

16:00 Larry Blum (Massachusetts) ‘Dorothy Emmet on Ethics, Sociology,
and Iris Murdoch’ (online)

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