University of Leeds
History and Philosophy of Science seminars

Semester 2, 2009-10. All seminars take place on Wednesdays, 3:15 to 5:00 p.m. in Baines BG36, preceded by tea and biscuits at 3:00 p.m. These are open seminars and all are welcome to attend

3 February. Antony Eagle (Oxford): Chance, Determinism, and Algorithmic Randomness

17 February. Nick Tosh (National University of Ireland, Galway): Objective chance and possible worlds

10 March (Note – three weeks after previous seminar!). Jane Gregory (UCL): What is Science Communication for in a Post-industrial Society?

17 March (Note – one week after previous seminar!). Paul Dicken (Cambridge): Musgrave, Modality and Mathematics: Epistemic Voluntarism and the Coherence of Constructive Empiricism

28 April. Steven Clucas (Birkbeck, London): Instruments, mathematical proof and experimental observation in the work of Thomas Harriot

12 May. Simon Werrett (Washington): Remaking Natural Knowledge: Recycling in the History of Science and Medicine