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Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

The international conference “Philosophy as Science: A Key Idea of the 19th Century”, organized by Paul Ziche and Carlo Ierna, will take place April 9-11 at the Fundatie van Renswoude (Agnietenstraat 5, 3512 XA) in Utrecht. Keynotes by: Barry Smith “Metaphysics After Darwin” Alan Richardson “Disillusionment, Inconvenience, and Scientific Philosophy: Logical Empiricism and Philosophical Modernism” … Continue reading Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

CONFERENCE “PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS”

PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS January 22-24, 2015 VU University Amsterdam Confirmed speakers: Denny Borsboom (University of Amsterdam) John Campbell (UC Berkeley) Bill Fulford (University of Warwick) Mona Gupta (Université de Montréal) Gerben Meynen (Tilburg University) Erik Rietveld (University of Amsterdam) John Sadler (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center) This international three-day conference investigates the role and … Continue reading CONFERENCE “PSYCHIATRY BEYOND SCIENTISM: EXPLORATORY MODELS, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXTS”

Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’

Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’ 22 Augustus 2014, at the VU University Amsterdam Confirmed Speakers William Bechtel Denny Borsboom Shaun Gallagher Victor Gijsbers Hannah van Loo Jan-Willem Romeijn Tim Thornton Brief description Since psychiatry firmly established itself as a scientific discipline, it has been propelled forward by the hope that … Continue reading Workshop ‘Causal explanation in psychiatry – beyond scientism and skepticism’

Masterclass on ‘Scientism and Its Critics’

January 23: Masterclass on ‘Scientism and Its Critics’ VU University Amsterdam 14.00h-19.00h (including dinner) This master class is an opportunity for a small group of research MA students, PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers to explore the nature and tenability of scientism as an epistemological position under the guidance of and in discussion with some of … Continue reading Masterclass on ‘Scientism and Its Critics’

International conference: All you need is science? Scientism and our multifaceted knowledge of reality

International conference: All you need is science? Scientism and our multifaceted knowledge of reality Dates: January 23–25, 2014 Hosting institution: VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands Keynote Speakers Susan Haack (University of Miami) James Ladyman (University of Bristol) Alexander Rosenberg (Duke University) Michael Stenmark (Uppsale University) Conference Theme This conference is meant to explore the nature … Continue reading International conference: All you need is science? Scientism and our multifaceted knowledge of reality