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Darrell Rowbotoom's Talk on Scientific Progress and The Value of Science

Professor Darrell Rowbotoom gave us a fascinating talk on March, 31th, 2017, at the Big Lecture Hall in School of Philosophy. He is Head of the Department (& Professor) of Philosophy at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. The title of the talk was “Scientific Progress and The Value of Science”. Professor Bradly Monton was the commentator.    Scientific realism, roughly speaking, is the view that...

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    April 5 Talk: Dimitris Vardoulakis (UWS) Time: ​April 5, 6:30pm-8:30pLocation: Big Lecture Hall, School of Philosophy, Wuhan Universit
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    MAR
    March 31 Talk Title: Scientific Progress and The Value of Science Speaker: Darrell RowbottomPh.D. Durham UniversityProfessor and Chairperson,Department of Philosophy at Lingnan University Time: March, 31, 2017, Friday, 7: 00PMLocation: The Big Lecture Hall Philosophy departmentCommentator:  Bradly MontonPh.D. Princeton UniversityProfessor in philosophy, Wuhan University
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    MAR
    March 30th Lecture Title: Atheism and Thermodynamics Speaker: Bradly MontonPh.D. Princeton UniversityProfessor in philosophy, Wuhan University Time: March, 30th, 2017, Thursday, 7: 00PMLocation: The Big Lecture Hall Philosophy departmentCommentator: Darrell RowbottomPh.D. Durham UniversityProfessor and Chairperson,Department of Philosophy at Lingnan University
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    December 7th Lecture  Title: Philosophy and Religion in the Era of Big Data: Large-Scale Text Analysis and Database ApproachesSpeaker: Edward SlingerlandUniversity of British ColumbiaTime: 2: 30PM-4PM, December, 7th, 2016Location: School of Philosophy, Room 114 South Wing Abstract:This talk will discuss two on-going projects that apply “big data” approaches to the study of philosophy and religion. One project co...
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    NOV
    November 21st Lecture  Title: Individualism and Anti-Individualism in China and the WestSpeaker: Bryan Van Norden Professor in Vassar College Time: 11-21, Monday 19: 00Location: South Wing, Room 114
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    November 18th Lecture  ​Title: Knowing What It Is Like, Choice, and ConsentSpeaker: Yuri CathPh.D. Australian National UniversityLecturer in philosophy, La Trobe UniveristyTime: 11-18, Friday, 2-4pmLocation: Teaching Building 3, room 501 
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