Evidence and Dissent in Science Workshop – June 19th and 20th, London School of Economics. Part of the Contingency and Dissent in Science Project (3 yr, AHRC funded).

For more information and tentative programme, see: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/CPNSS/projects/ContingencyDissentInScience/CurrentActivities.htm

Given the limited space for the workshop, it is advisable to register by emailing: [email protected]


Aristides Baltas, National Technological University of Athens, ‘On the Grammar of Pure Scientific Dissent’

Heather Douglas, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, ‘Values, Uncertainty, and Dissent: A Rational Basis for Scientific Disagreement’

Damien Fennell, LSE, ‘Evidence and Policy Evaluation – Some Lessons from Econometrics’

Steve Fuller, Warwick, ‘Does Dissent in Science Differ From Dissent in Religion?’

Jeremy Howick, LSE, ‘Defining a Role for Evidence ‘From Above’

Justus Lentsch, Bielefeld, TBA

Peter Lipton, Cambridge, ‘Testimony, Dissent and the Growth of Knowledge’

Peter Weingart, Bielefeld, TBA