THE PHILOSOPHY OF

BIOLOGY

Function, Structure and Evolution

 

 

 

An informal symposium on a variety of topics in the philosophy of biology,

ranging from function and disease to the biological nature of intelligence.

 

POSTER

REGISTRATION

FORM

PROGRAM

AREA HOTELS

LINKS TO PRESENTATIONS

 

 

SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

 

Werner Ceusters

University at Buffalo

Death is a Statistical Matter

 

Randall R. Dipert

University at Buffalo

What is a Function?

 

James H. Fetzer

University of Minnesota, Duluth

Evolution: Genetic vs. Cultural

 

Louis J. Goldberg & Neil E. Williams

University at Buffalo

On the Ontology of Disease

 

Ingvar Johansson

Saarland University, Germany

Functions as Physical Dimensions

 

Barry Smith

University at Buffalo

On the Canonical Life

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TO BE HELD AT:

Center for Inquiry

1310 Sweet Home Road

Amherst, New York 14228

OCTOBER 28, 2006 

 

 

SPONSORED BY:

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH

 

http://ncor.buffalo.edu/

and

ONTOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP, NYS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS & LIFE SCIENCES

 

http://org.buffalo.edu

 

For further information please write to: ncor@buffalo.edu

 

University at Buffalo, Department of Philosophy 135 Park Hall Buffalo, NY 14260-4150 (716) 645-2444