|Event date||September 04, 2017 - September 05, 2017|
|Submission deadline||July 14, 2017|
|Host(s)||University of Kent|
|Event website/information||For more info, email Veli-Pekka Parkkinen email@example.com|
Grading Evidence of Mechanisms, 4.-5. September, University of Kent
Call for abstracts – extended deadline 14th July:
Science is largely involved with discovering mechanisms. While protocols have been developed for grading evidence of
* What are the various kinds of evidence of mechanism
* What similarities and differences are there in mechanistic explanations and their evidence-conditions across the sciences?
* How can case studies of mechanism discovery be used to shed light on the way in which different kinds of evidence of mechanism
* How can philosophical work on evidence shed light on how scientific evidence of mechani
* Can one develop simple protocols for grading evidence of mechan
* Is there more to grading scientific evidence
* Which philosophical theories of evidence best fit the use of mechanistic evidence in science?
Emma Tobin (UCL)
Erik Weber (Ghent University)
Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz)
Tudor Baetu (University of Bristol)
Please submit an abstract of max 500 words by the 14th of July to Veli-Pekka Parkkinen firstname.lastname@example.org. Decisions on submissions will be made mid-July.
The project is organized by the Centre for Reasoning and the project Grading Evidence of Me