Philosophy of Science Association - Event Information - Philosophy of Science Association

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Announcing a 'Philosophy of Science for Cultural Evolution' online research network

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This research group will have 12 funded participants each to receive $5000 USD and will consist of a total of nine monthly meetings tentatively scheduled to begin May 2022. Focus will be on discussion of a couple of target articles per meeting. On two or three occasions a guest speaker will be attending. The mission of this virtual research group is to catalyze new philosophical interest in foundational problems of cultural evolutionary science by provisioning a small group of excellent philosophers of science, together representing a variety of targeted areas of expertise, with the incentive and the cooperative context to enter this exciting area with ample background information, knowledge of major issues, and a network to aid ongoing collaboration.

Event Date:
5/1/2022 - 1/31/2023

Event Time:
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific

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The project leader is Ryan Nichols and the project advisory committee consists of Tim Lewens, Grant Ramsey, and Kim Sterelny. We are interested in recruiting participants who believe they can make valuable contributions to the mission of this research group, and have relevant expertise, broadly defined, in this area. Poster with further information is here ( The intake survey for interested parties is here ( Deadline for application is 15 April 2022. 

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5/1/2022 - 1/31/2023