International philosophy of biology seminar

International philosophy of biology seminar

Dear community:

Tuesday, January 8 will be held a seminar international philosophy of biology in the University of Santiago of Chile, entitled manipulate and learn in biology: new perspectives on the epistemology of the life sciences.

The main theme of the meeting is the role of manipulation and experimentation in the obtaining of biological knowledge. Also will discuss philosophy in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and scientific practice in general.

We will have important exhibitors both Chilean and foreign, among themGustavo Caponione of the philosophers of biology and the most important Sciences of Latin America; alsoC. Kenneth Watersone of the most important philosophers of biology in recent decades, currently President of the Philosophy of Science Association; In addition to other 5 researchers both national and international, both scientific (including a biochemist and a chemical pharmaceutical) as philosophers of biology.

Program of the event:
(IMPORTANT: The place that the program was changed. It contained in the poster is the definitive).

The event is free and open to the public. For only they must complete a simple registration:

Also remember that the previous day, Monday, January 7 at 12:00 in the Faculty of Sciences of the UChile, we will have a seminar ofC. Kenneth Watersabout philosophy of Biology) In addition, that same day at 18:00 at the Department of philosophy of the USACH will have a master class of theDr. Gustavo Caponiabout causality in the sciences) Both events are free and open to the interested public (no registration required).