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Event: Aesthetics of Science Conference

Event date July 18, 2017 - July 19, 2017
Registration deadline July 10, 2017
Location UK
Host(s) School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science, University of Leeds
Event website/information For more info, email m.ivanova@uq.edu.au or s.r.d.french@leeds.ac.uk

Aesthetics of Science Conference

School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science, University of Leeds

18-19 July

Schedule

Tuesday 18th July

11-11.15  Welcome

11.15-12.45  Catherine Elgin “Beyond Truth and Beauty: The Role of Aesthetic Values in Science”

12.45-1.45  Lunch

1.45-3.15  Milena Ivanova “Beauty, Truth and Understanding”

3.15 – 3.45 Tea

3.45 – 5.15  Catarina Dutilh-Novaes “The beauty (?) of mathematical proofs”

Wednesday 19th July

10-11.30  Matthew Kieran  “Bad Science? Arrogance and creative scientists”

11.30 – 12  Angela Breitenbach “Aesthetic reflection and scientific cognition”

1-2 Lunch

2-3.30  Margherita Arcangeli  “The sublime in science”

3.30- 4 Tea

4-5.30  Cain Todd “Imagination, Aesthetic Judgement, and Modelling in Science”

Conference sponsors:

The British Society of Aesthetics and The British Society for the Philosophy of Science

 Registration is free but please contact the organisers (m.ivanova@uq.edu.au or s.r.d.french@leeds.ac.uk) by July 10th if you plan to attend.

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