Rotman Institute Member Sessions at HOPOS 2016

2016-06-21T13:27:06+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Members, Philosophy of Science, Rotman News|

HOPOS 2016, the eleventh biennial meeting of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, will take place on June 22-25 in Minneapolis. We’re pleased to announce that several members of the Rotman Institute will take part in the conference. Sessions that include Rotman members are listed below. The full conference program and abstracts can be accessed on the HOPOS website.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23
Parallel Session II (11:00 – 12:30)

Contributed Papers: History and Laws in Hempel and Kuhn (HHH 15)
Jamie ShawThe Search for Kuhn-loss: A New Strategy for HPS

Parallel Session III (14:00 – 16:00)

Contributed Papers: Newton (HHH 25)
Craig FoxThe Newtonian Equivalence Principle

Symposium: Hylomorphism and Extension in Late Medieval and Early Modern Natural Philosophy (HHH 15)
Henrik LagerlundThe New Conception of Material Substance in the Fourteenth Century

FRIDAY, JUNE 24
Parallel Session VI (14:00-16:00)

Symposium: The Causal Powers Debate: Historical and Conceptual Perspectives (HHH 25)
Henrik LagerlundAristotelian Powers and the Rise of Mechanism
Benjamin HillOccasionalism and the Critique of Causal Powers: A Cautionary Tale

Symposium: Carnap and Quine on the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction (HHH 15)
Yousuf HasanThe Evolution of Quine’s Revisability Thesis vs. Carnap

Contributed Papers: Neo-Kantianism (HHH 35)
Michael Cuffaro(Neo-)Kantian Frameworks for the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

SATURDAY, JUNE 25
Parallel Session X (14:00 – 16:00)

Contributed Papers: Ancient HOPOS (HHH 20)
Justin BzovyAristotle, Pluralism, and the Essentialism Story