Bristol, 23-25 June 2023
In this final 3 day conference, the entire MetaScience team past and present will discuss the results of their work on the 5 year research project funded by the European Research Council (No 771509).
The event will feature an overview of the project by our PI Tuomas Tahko and then talks from the project members and the project advisory board on the unity and metaphysics of science.
There will be talks from Tuomas Tahko, Toby Friend, Sam Kimpton-Nye, Will Morgan, Francesca Bellazzi, Vanessa Seifert, Alexander Franklin, Jessica Wilson, Alyssa Ney, Robin Hendry, Alexander Bird.
Vienna, 5 June 2023
In this workshop organised jointly with the ERC Possible Life, we will discuss papers on multilpe realisability by both projects.
Francesca Bellazzi (University of Bristol)
Tarjia Knuuttila (University of Vienna)
Rami Koskinen (University of Vienna)
William Morgan (University of Bristol)
Pieter Thyssen (UCLouvain)
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The conference is on the themes of the forthcoming book Dispositions and Powers, part of the Cambridge Elements Series in Metaphysics (ed. Tuomas Tahko) authored by Toby Friend and Samuel Kimpton-Nye.
This workshop illuminates the discussion about the role and nature of kinds in the sciences, across the sciences, and beyond.
MetaScience provided the local organisation for the SMS7 conference. Many members of the team presented papers and Tuomas gave the Presidential Address.
This 3-day Zoom conference featured wide-ranging talks concerning the topic of Realisation and Composition across the Sciences.
The second annual joint workshop with Al Wilson's ERC project team was held online.
For our first foray into online events, MetaScience invited abstracts on the topic of Methodological Issues in the Metaphysics of Science.
The FOMoS workshop sought to find new ways to apply work on ontological categories and formal ontological relations to case studies from the metaphysics of science.
The first of our annual workshops with Al Wilson's FraMEPhys project, held at the Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford.
This event featured presentations from the project PI and our Advisory Board. Listen to Alexander Bird's talk on YouTube.
Organised jointly with Rutgers-Newark. Local organizer: Ken Aizawa. Talks and discussion on The Metaphysical Unity of Science.
This workshop was in collaboration with two of our favourite projects - David Yates' Emergence in the Natural Sciences and Alastair Wilson's FraMEPhys. The MetaScience talks featured team members past and current.
This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, grant agreement No 771509. All project outputs are published Open Access. Website photo credit: Matt Lincoln Photography
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