Call for Papers

Wild or Domesticated – Uncanny in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives to Mind (CfP, Helsinki, September 20-22, 2016)

An interdisciplinary conference organized by Mind and the Other Research Project Helsinki, Finland (The House of Science and Letters)  Keynote speakers: Tanya Luhrmann Simo Knuuttila, University of Helsinki Diana Espirito Santo, The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Uncanny experiences, the search for the inexplicable, or the belief in supernatural beings Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

How Much Philosophy Does Measurement of Well-Being Really Need? Anna Alexandrova (Seminar, Durham, 27 May 2015)

How Much Philosophy Does Measurement of Well-Being Really Need? Anna Alexandrova (Cambridge University) CHESS Seminar in Science and Values May 27, 5-6:30PM Seminar Room, IAS, Palace Green. Abstract: If all theories of measurement agree on a single requirement it is that a measure of a phenomenon should be informed by our Read more…

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Arts in Health

Beyond evidence: theorising arts and health (ESRC Seminar, Glasgow University, 24 April 2014)

Beyond evidence:  theorising arts and health ESRC Seminar 24 April 2014 Glasgow University In a deliberately provocative intervention to the emerging health-and-arts field, this day seminar engages social theoretical resources in order to help elaborate how researchers and practitioners might experiment epistemologically in ways that encourage a movement ‘beyond scientism’ Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Ted Schrecker ‘A tale of two controversies: Standards of proof in health policy’ (Seminar, Durham University, 29 Jan 2014)

A tale of two controversies: Standards of proof in health policy Professor Ted Schrecker 29th January 2014, 4-5pm Pennington Room, Grey College This Durham CELLS seminar will be given by Ted Schrecker who is Professor of Global Health Policy, Durham University. Professor Schrecker is also an adjunct professor of Epidemiology and Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities