At the year’s first Perspectives on Science seminar on 20.1., Janne I. Hukkinen (University of Helsinki & SRC/WISE consortium) will give a presentation on “Analyzing path-dependent decision making in wicked socio-ecological disruptions”.
Under what circumstances can we correctly attribute knowledge to an institution? The question is interesting not only because it can assist us in attributing responsibility, but also because it can illuminate what information structures and lines of communication should look like in institutions. This post by Säde Hormio is based on her forthcoming article “Institutional knowledge and its normative implications”.
Péter Cserne and Magdalena Małecka tell us how their book Law and Economics as Interdisciplinary Practice came to be and give an overview on what kind of issues the book tackles. They discuss the position of Law and Economics at a time when questions are raised about the identity and possible further developments of the research project.
On November 25th 2019, TINT will organize a seminar, The Economics & Philosophy of Plumbing, on the 2019 Nobel prize in economics.
At next week’s Perspectives on Science -seminar (18.11.) Juho Pääkkönen (University of Helsinki) and Petri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki & TINT) will present their paper “Humanistic Interpretation and Machine Learning“. Continue reading “Perspectives on Science seminar 18.11.”
At the next weeks Perspectives on Science -seminar (11.11.) Arjo Klamer (Erasmus University) will give a presentation entitled “How about freedom? A value-based rethinking of freedoms and unfreedoms”.
Perspectives on Science is a weekly research seminar which brings together experts from science studies and philosophy of science. It is organized by TINT, the Centre for Philosophy of Social Science at the University of Helsinki. More information about the seminar here. Continue reading “Perspectives on Science seminar 11.11.”
There are many excellent handbooks on the philosophy of the social sciences out there. So who needs another one? Perhaps no one, at least not now. In this post, Michiru Nagatsu and Attilia Ruzzene explain why they prepared another handbook, Contemporary Philosophy and Social Science: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, and why this is different.
At the next weeks Perspectives on Science -seminar (21.10.) S. M. Amadae (TINT) will present her paper “Anarchy vs. Dominance in International Relations”.
At the next weeks Perspectives on Science -seminar (14.10.) Alkistis Elliott-Graves (University of Helsinki & TINT) will present her paper “The Future of Predictive Ecology“.
At the next weeks Perspectives on Science -seminar (7.10.) Jaakko Kuorikoski (University of Tampere & TINT) will present his paper titled “Mechanistic evidence and a new argument from inductive risk”.