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Vito Balorda delivered the talk at the European Society for the History of Science 2nd Early Career Scholars Conference!

Vito Balorda delivered the talk “Categories of Reductionism in Molecular Biology” at the European Society for the History of Science Athens 2021 Second Early Career Scholars Conference. In his talk, Vito examined three categories of reductionism, i.e., theory reduction, explanatory… Continue Reading →

Vito Balorda delivered the talk at the Rijeka Conference in Philosophy “Contemporary Philosophical Issues”!

Vito Balorda delivered the talk “Categories of Reductionism in Molecular Biology” in which he examined three categories of reductionism, i.e., theory reduction, explanatory reduction and constitutive reduction by addressing Max Delbrück’s complementarity approach in molecular biology. Vito argued that one… Continue Reading →

Zdenka Brzović delivered the talk at the Rijeka Conference in Philosophy “Contemporary Philosophical Issues”!

Zdenka Brzović delivered the talk “‘Il genoma è mobile’: How that Affects the Traditional Function Debate?” co-authored with Vito Balorda. In this talk Zdenka and Vito defended the thesis that conceptual challenges regarding the ascription of functionality to mobile genomic… Continue Reading →

Aleksandar V. Božić presented a poster at the EPSA21 biennial conference!

Aleksandar V. Božić presented a poster “Probing the “grey area”: natural kinds and extraterrestrial life” at the 8th Biennial Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, EPSA21. The conference was held at the University of Turin, Italy, from 15… Continue Reading →

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 →

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