“What is Engineering and what is Engineering Knowledge?”
27 November 2006, 2 – 5.30pm, The Royal Academy of Engineering, 29 Great Peter Street, London SW1P.
A seminar in the Philosophy of Engineering programme http://www.raeng.org.uk/events/
This seminar will address questions such as: What are the intellectual foundations of engineering? What can philosophers learn from engineering about knowledge? Do engineering and science share a common goal in the quest for knowledge, and do they make equal contributions to our knowledge of the natural world?
Speakers: Peter Lipton (University of Cambridge) ‘Engineering and Truth’ Kieron O’Hara (University of Southampton) ‘Plato and the Internet’ Sir Tony Hoare (retired) ‘The Logic of Engineering Design’
Download flyer for more information at http://www.raeng.org.uk/events/pdf/philosophy_of_engineering.pdf
For further details contact: Natasha Mccarthy, [email protected]