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Theoretical Underpinnings of Molecular Biology

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk at the congress of the Société de Philosophie des Sciences!

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk “Philosophical enhancement of scientificity: life as a natural kind and astrobiological research” at the 8th Congress of the Society for the Philosophy of Science (VIIIe congrès de la Société de Philosophie des Sciences). In… Continue Reading →

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk at the annual conference of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science!

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk “Probing the “grey area”: natural kinds and extraterrestrial life” at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science, held online from 1 to 4 September 2021. The conference program including… Continue Reading →

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk at the IUC Dubrovnik “Mind, World and Action” course!

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk “Probing the “grey area”: natural kinds and extraterrestrial life” at the “Mind, World and Action” course organized by Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik from 23 to 27 August 2021. The link to the course page and… Continue Reading →

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk at the biennial conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology!

Aleksandar V. Božić delivered the talk “Probing the “grey area”: natural kinds and extraterrestrial life”. In his talk, Aleksandar dealt with the so-called “grey area” between nonlife and life, populated by entities of indeterminate aliveness, such as viruses. He analyzed… Continue Reading →

Martina Blečić delivered the talk at the biennial conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology!

Martina Blečić delivered the talk “A pragmatic model for the notion of “information””. In her talk, Martina proposed a pragmalinguistic approach in which the metaphor of “information” is supplanted with the metaphor of “communication” which should provide us with a… Continue Reading →

Vito Balorda delivered the talk at the biennial conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology!

Vito Balorda delivered the talk “Molecular biology origins: Max Delbrück and the reductionism debate”. In his talk, Vito examined the origins of molecular biology, particularly Max Delbrück’s role in the development of the field and his complementarity approach in biology…. Continue Reading →

Predrag Šustar delivered the talk at the biennial conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology!

Predrag Šustar delivered the talk “Transitional Functionality of Genomic Segments: From Stochasticity to Robustness” , co-authored with Zdenka Brzović. In this talk Zdenka and Predrag endorsed a transitional framework for ascription of functionality to genomic segments considering the following questions:… Continue Reading →

Zdenka Brzović delivered the talk at the annual conference of the British Society for Philosophy of Science!

Zdenka Brzović delivered the talk “Transitional Functionality of  Genomic Segments: From Stochasticity to Robustness” , co-authored with Predrag Šustar. In this talk Zdenka and Predrag endorsed a transitional framework for ascription of functionality to genomic segments considering the following questions: when… Continue Reading →

Martina Blečić delivered the talk “A pragmatic account of the notion of ‘information'” at the International Linguistics Conference CLARC 2021

In her talk, Martina dealt with the metaphor of “information” in molecular biology. She proposed a pragmalinguistic approach in which the metaphor of “information” is supplanted with the metaphor of “communication” which should provide us with a better understanding of… Continue Reading →

Paper published in a Q1 journal, the European Journal for Philosophy of Science!

The paper “Explanatory hierarchy of causal structures in molecular biology” by Zdenka Brzović, Vito Balorda and Predrag Šustar was published in a Q1 journal, the “European Journal for Philosophy of Science”. https://lnkd.in/dAAv6eY Full paper: https://rdcu.be/cmw8O

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