The ThUMB 2019 Summer School in Philosophy of the Life Sciences: Molecular Biology and Evolution, funded by the Croatian Science Foundation will take place at the University of Rijeka, from July 15 to July 18, 2019. The Summer School has… Continue Reading →
ThUMB leader Predrag Šustar held a lecture entitled: “Clash of ‘big’ and ‘small’ scientific projects in contemporary biology” on April 11th 2019, at the Department of philosophy, University of Zadar (Croatia).
PhD student Vito Balorda, from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka has been selected as a new project member. He will mostly address issues about scientific explanation in molecular biology.
Zdenka Brzović held a presentation titled “The Causal-Mechanical Explanation without Decomposition: The case of orphan genes” (co-authored with Predrag Šustar) at the The German Society for Philosophy of Science Third Conference, hosted by the Universität zu Köln, 25.-27. February 2019.
18th December 2018, project leader Predrag Šustar held a lecture at Italian High School in Rijeka, Croatia entitled “Filosofia e Biologia”.
17th December 2018, Tomislav Domazet-Lošo held a lecture entitled “The Evolution of Multicellular Complexity” at University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology.
13th December 2018. Zdenka Brzović defended her PhD thesis entitled „Scientific Kinds in the Biomedical Sciences: Epistemological and Ontological Aspects“.
On November 1, 2018, ThUMB leader – Predrag Šustar and project associate – Zdenka Brzović, held a conference presentation entitled “The Origin of Genes: Causal-Mechanical Explanation without Decomposition” on the Twenty-Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association in… Continue Reading →
Welcome to the website of the research project Theoretical Underpinnings of Molecular Biology (ThUMB)! Project is financed by the Croatian Science Foundation (grant number IP-2018-01-3378) and hosted by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Rijeka at the University of… Continue Reading →