Third Annual Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Workshop: “Styles and Ways of Knowing”.

University College London June 20th, 12-6pm.

University College London, the University of Durham and the University of Leeds are organising the Third Annual Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Workshop to be held at University College London on June 20th, from 12-6pm.

The event is sponsored by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science.

The theme this year will be “Styles and Ways of Knowing”. Confirmed speakers include Professor John Pickstone (University of Manchester), Hasok Chang (UCL), Robin Hendry (Durham) and Greg Radick (University of Leeds).

Registration is £10, cash or cheque, to be collected on the day of the event (waived for students and speakers).

Styles and ways of knowing.

Friday 20th June, 12-6pm

Venue: Taviton 347, University College London

A one-day workshop sponsored by:

Department of Science & Technology Studies, University College London

Division of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds

Department of Philosophy, University of Durham

The British Society for the Philosophy of Science


1-2.30 pm

Welcome and sandwich lunch

Session 1

Opening remarks John Pickstone (Manchester) “Ways of Knowing” Hasok Chang (UCL) Commentary Greg Radick (Leeds) Commentary Robin Hendry (Durham) Commentary




Session 2

Ian Kidd (Durham) “Towards a Humanitarian Philosophy of Science: The Later Work of Paul Feyerabend” David Teira (UCL) “Facts, Norms and Expected Utility Functions” Mark Ulett (Leeds) “Finding Common Ground For Populational and Typological Thinking in Evolutionary Biology”

4.30- 5pm



Session 3

Chiara Ambrosio (UCL) “Philosophy of Science in an Interdisciplinary Community: a Lesson From Teaching” Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen (Visiting Research Fellow, Durham) “SSK and Scientific realism. What was the difference?” Sam Schindler (Leeds) “Some Methodological Reflections on History and Philosophy of Science”


Reception and buffet supper (Wilkins Garden Room)


Taviton 347 is located in the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), 16 Taviton Street on the University main campus. For further orientation, see the main campus map: <>

The reception will be in the Wilkins Garden Room in the Wilkins Building and can be accessed via the South Junction of the main building and up the stairs. The entrance to the room is to the right of the ‘Auto-Icon’ of Jeremy Bentham.