University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

History of Science and Technology/Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science Colloquium

Fall Semester

Friday, September 6th 2019
Speaker: Eric Carter, Macalester College
Subject: The Health of the People: A New History of Latin American Social Medicine
Friday, September 13th 2019
Speaker: Meghan Page, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University
Subject: The Role of Historical Science in Methodological Actualism
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Friday, September 20th 2019
Speaker: Deborah Coen, Department of History, Yale University
Subject: Reimagining the History of Climate Science
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Friday, September 27th 2019
Speaker: Esyllt Jones, Department of History, University of Manitoba
Subject: "New Deal Medicine and the Birth of Socialized Health Care in Canada: Fred Mott in Saskatchewan, 1946-1951"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Friday, October 4th 2019
Speaker: Lydia Patton, Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech
Subject: The Dynamics of Epistemic Ecology: Learning from Scientific Theory Change
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Friday, November 1st 2019
Speaker: Kareem Khalifa, Department of Philosophy, Middlebury College
Subject: "Dispensing with Explanatory Inference”
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Friday, November 8th 2019
Speaker:  Amit Hagar, Indiana University Bloomington
Subject: How to Train a Mouse: Methodological Challenges to Pre-Clinical Exercise Ontology
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
Friday, November 15th 2019
Speaker: Nicole Nelson, Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Subject: "The Methodologists – Following the Scientists who make Tools, not Facts”
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.

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