THE PHILOSOPHY OF

BIOLOGY

A N   I N F O R M A L   S Y M P O S I U M

 

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.

THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION;

ONLY PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ADMITTED.

 

REGISTRATION FORM

PROGRAM

ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATIONS

 

TO BE HELD ON:

Saturday, September 29, 2007

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SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

 

Robin Andreasen

University of Delaware

Is Race a Scientifically Valuable Biomedical Research Variable?

 

Mathias Brochhausen

Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science,

Universitat des Sarrlandes, Germany

Speciation and Biological Change

 

David Hershenov

University at Buffalo

Organisms, Brains and their Parts

 

Michael Levin

City University of New York

Innateness

 

Barry Smith

University at Buffalo

Philosophy of Science as a Tool of Biomedical Research

 

Neil Williams

University at Buffalo

The Factory Model of Disease

with commentary by Louis J. Goldberg, University at Buffalo

 

William C. Wimsatt

University of Chicago

Generative Entrenchment and Evolution:

How the Contingent Becomes Necessary

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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