Saint Louis Area
Philosophy of Science

SLAPSA Conference 2009

SLAPSA sponsors an annual conference on philosophy and history of science. The first conference was held on 10 February 2009 at Washington University.
  • 9:00-10:00
    Aaron Cobb, Saint Louis University
    Objectivity and Justification: Peter Achinstein’s Theory of Evidence Revisited
  • 10:15-11:15
    Don Goodman-Wilson, Washington University
    Modularity and Mechanism and Hodgkin and Huxley: Philosophical Insights from the Voltage Clamp
  • 11:15-12:45 Break for lunch
  • 12:45-1:45
    Judith Crane, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
    Species Pluralism
  • 2:00-3:00
    William Rehg, Saint Louis University
    Socially Relevant Philosophy of Science: A Contextualist Program
    Download a draft (pdf, 23 Feb 2009)
  • 3:15-4:15
    Robert Northcott, University Of Missouri at Saint Louis
    Macro-causal Explanation
  • 4:30-5:30
    Paul Weirich, University Of Missouri
    Common Knowledge in Simultaneous-Move Games
    Download a draft (pdf, 25 Feb 2009)

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