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40TH ANNUAL MIDWEST PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM

THEME: PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY

Speakers

Alan Love (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities), “Explaining the Origin of Evolutionary Novelty”

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 109

UMM/UMTC Philosophy of Biology Symposium "Biology in the 21st Century: Complex Concepts, Amazing Opportunities"

Bruce Glymour (Kansas State University), “When is Science Bad? Perspectival Judgments and Value Relativism in and about Scientific Practice”

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 7 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 109

Patrick Forber (Tufts University) & Rory Smead (Northeastern University), “Evolution, Spite, and Morality”

  • Thursday, April 14, 2016, 5 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 109

Patrick Forber (Tufts University), “Nietzsche’s Evolutionary Conjectures in Retrospect”

  • Friday, April 15, 2016, 12 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 109

Rory Smead (Northeastern University), “The Many Games of Climate Change”

  • Friday, April 15, 2016, 3 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 111

Philip Kitcher (Columbia University), “Experimenting on Animals”

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 7 p.m.
  • Location: Imholte Hall 109

Details

All talks will be held at the University of Minnesota, Morris and are free and open to the public. Please direct any quesions to Mark Collier. The 40th Annual Midwest Philosophy Colloquium is supported by the UMM Dean’s Office and the Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science