SLAPSA Conference 2009

SLAPSA sponsors an annual conference on philosophy and history of science. The first conference was held on 10 February 2009 at Washington University.Schedule

  • 9:00-10:00Aaron COBB, Saint Louis UniversityObjectivity and Justification: Peter Achinstein’s Theory of Evidence Revisited
  • 10:15-11:15Don GOODMAN-WILSON, Washington UniversityModularity and Mechanism and Hodgkin and Huxley: Philosophical Insights from the Voltage Clamp
  • 11:15-12:45 Break for lunch
  • 12:45-1:45Judith CRANE, Southern Illinois University at EdwardsvilleSpecies Pluralism
  • 2:00-3:00William REHG, Saint Louis UniversitySocially Relevant Philosophy of Science: A Contextualist Program• Download a draft (pdf, 23 Feb 2009)
  • 3:15-4:15Robert NORTHCOTT, University Of Missouri at Saint LouisMacro-causal Explanation
  • 4:30-5:30Paul WEIRICH, University Of MissouriCommon Knowledge in Simultaneous-Move Games• Download a draft (pdf, 25 Feb 2009)