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Underdetermination in Science

///Underdetermination in Science

Underdetermination in Science

Underdetermination in Science

Saturday-Sunday, 21-22 March 2009
Center for Philosophy of Science
817 Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh , PA USA

Registration is requested but not required: [email protected].

Each talk is 40 minutes with 20 minutes discussion.

Saturday Morning
Chair: TBA

8:45-9:15:  Continental Breakfast

9:15 –  9:30: Opening. Kyle Stanford and John D. Norton

9:30 – 10:30: Kyle Stanford
Dept of Logic and Philosophy of Science
University of California, Irvine
Getting Real: Underdetermination and the Hypothesis of Organic Fossil Origins

10:30-11:30: David Harker
Dept of Philosophy and Humanities
East Tennessee State University
Resisting Underdetermination: Caught between the Data and the Deep Blue Sea

11:30- 12:00: Break

12:00- 1:00: Dana Tulodziecki
Dept of Philosophy
University of Missouri , Kansas City
Underdetermination, methodological practices, and the case of John Snow

1:00-2:30: Lunch Break

Saturday Afternoon
Chair: TBA

2:30-3:30: John D. Norton
Dept of HPS and Center for Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh
Must Evidence Underdetermine Theory?

3:30-4:30: John Manchak
Dept of Logic and Philosophy of Science
University of California, Irvine
Can We Know the Structure of Our Universe?

4:30-5:00: Break

5:00-6:00: P. D. Magnus
Dept of Philosophy
State University of New York, Albany
The Identical Rivals response to underdetermination

Sunday Morning

9:00-9:30: Coffee

9:30-10:30: Nicholas Rescher
Dept of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
On the Roots and Consequences of Underdetermination

10:30-10:40: Break

10:40-12:30: Open discussion
Editorial response to Kyle Stanford
The Underdetermination of Scientific Theory

Discussant

Greg Frost-Arnold, Dept of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
J. Brian Pitts, University of Notre Dame

Program Committee

John D. Norton, Dept of HPS and Center for Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh
Kyle Stanford, Dept of Logic and Philosophy of Science
University of California, Irvine

Sponsor

Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

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