International Association of Women Philosophers

XIV IAPh Symposium 2010

Feminism, Science and Values

June 25-28, 2010

The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

co-hosted by the Department of Philosophy

and the Rotman Institute of  Science and Values

Featuring keynote addresses by  Barbara Duden (Leibniz Universität Hannover),

Lisa Gannett (St. Mary’s University), Sarah Richardson ( University of Massachusetts, Amherst),

Vandana Shiva (Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology) )

and  Nancy Tuana (Penn State University)

This will be the International Association of Women Philosophers’ ( first meeting in Canada and only its second meeting in North America.

Session themes will include:

a.. Race, Genomics and Social Values

b.. Researching Sex Differences: Feminist Critiques and Their Antecedents

c.. Facts in Feminist Philosophy

d.. “Female Complaints”: Medicine, Markets and Women’s Health

e.. Beauvoir and Arendt on Science

f.. Feminism and Empiricism (Quinean Themes)

g.. Technology and Intervention in Pregnancy and Childbirth

h.. Sex and Gender: Military Contexts

i.. Reconsidering Values in Feminist Philosophy of Science

j.. Reductionism, Determinism and Feminist Values

k.. Disability and Dependence

l.. Gender and Sport

m.. Science and Values: Global Perspectives

Registration and full program information can be found at: