UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS History & Philosophy of Science Seminars

Semester 1, 2008-9

Venue: Department of Philosophy, Woodhouse Lane, Baines Wing Room G36 [ http://www.hps.leeds.ac.uk/Find/find.htm ]http://www.hps.leeds.ac.uk/Find/find.htm

Seminars commence at 3.15pm. Tea is available from 3 pm in the same room.

15th October Alice Bell (Imperial College) The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm: Considering the Childlike Scientist

29th October Miklos Redei (London School of Economics) John von Neumann’s life and work in light of his letters

12th November Jacob Busch (St Andrews) Why the Indispensability Argument for Mathematical Platonism does Not Work

26th November Julie Anderson (Manchester) The Science of Examination: Blindness and Inspection in Ireland 1920-1948

10th December Alan Baker (Swarthmore/Oxford) Angles and Insects: Geometrical Explanation in Science

ALL WELCOME!

For further information please contact Graeme Gooday, [ mailto:[email protected] ][email protected]