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Workshop: Biases and Values in Science (14 July 2017)

This workshop will be a platform for discussing recent work on the interconnection between (a) different kinds of biases and (b) moral and political values in science and philosophy.




14 July 2017

10:00 - 11:00 Daniel Steel: Wishful Thinking and Values in Science
11:15 - 12:15 Franziska Reinhard: Epistemically Valuable Research and the Role of Standards in Science
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Alexander Reutlinger: What Is Epistemically Wrong With Biased Research?
15:00 - 16:00 Shanna Slank: Imposters and Frauds: A New Explanation for the Imposter Phenomenon
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Maria Kronfeldner: Thick Concepts, Naked Numbers and Disappearing Evidence – Two Reasons Why the Purist Approach to Thick Concepts in Science Fails
17:30 - 18:30 Andreas Kapsner: Wrap-up and General Discussion



Ludwigsstraße 28
D-80539 München
Room 026

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