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Cases in Science, Medicine and the Law

///Cases in Science, Medicine and the Law

Cases in Science, Medicine and the Law

CASES IN SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND THE LAW 20-21 April 2007 Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities University of Cambridge

Organized by John Forrester and Lauren Kassell Supported by CRASSH and the Wellcome Trust

Booking forms, a printer-friendly programme and further information will soon be available on: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2006-7/cases.html

PROGRAMME

Day One

9:30-9:55 Coffee and registration

9:55-10:00 Welcome

SESSION 1. EPISTEMIC GENRES

10:00-11:20 Lorraine Daston (MPIWG, Berlin)’Observation as Epistemic Genre’ Commentator: John Forrester (University of Cambridge)

11:20-11:40 Coffee

11:40-1:00 Mary Morgan (LSE) ‘Why Facts Fly Out of the Window When Epistemic Genres Clash’ Commentator: Jim Secord (University of Cambridge)

1:00-2:00 Lunch

SESSION 2. EARLY MODERN CASES

2:00-3:20 Gianna Pomata (University of Bologna) ‘Sharing Cases: The Observationes in Early Modern Medicine’ Commentator: Silvia de Renzi (Open University)/Cathy McClive (Durham University)

3:20-4:00 Tea

4:00-5:20 Anthony Grafton (Princeton University) ‘History, Examples, Cases’ Commentator: Lauren Kassell (University of Cambridge) 7:30 || Conference Dinner (places limited, advance booking necessary) Day Two

9:45-10:00 Coffee

SESSION 3. CASE NOTES, CASE HISTORIES AND THE CASE METHOD

10:00-11:20 John Harley Warner (Yale University) ‘The Making of the Modern Medical Case and Its Discontents’ Commentator: Steve Sturdy (Edinburgh University)

11:20-11:40 Coffee

11:40-1:00 Rachel Ankeny (University of Adelaide) ‘The Future of Case-Based Reasoning in the EBM Era: Warrant, Practice, and Gnosis in Contemporary Medicine’ Commentator: Tim Lewens (University of Cambridge)

1:00-2:00 Lunch

SESSION. 4 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MODERN CASE

2:00-3:20 Theodore Porter (UCLA) ‘Cases and Statistics in Social Science’ Commentator: Martin Kusch (University of Cambridge)

3:20-4:00 Tea

4:00-5:20 Richard Ashcroft (Imperial College, London) ‘Cases in Bioethics’ Commentator: Peter Lipton (University of Cambridge)

5:20-5:30 Concluding remarks

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