“Deliberating Policy: Where morals and methods mix – and not always for the best” Nancy Cartwright Inaugural Lecture (28 October 2013, 6pm)

Professor Nancy Cartwright’s Inaugural Lecture is entitled “Deliberating Policy: Where morals and methods mix – and not always for the best” It will take place at St Mary’s College, Durham University on Monday 28th October 2013 from 6pm to 7pm. The lecture is free to attend and open to staff, students and members of the public. Read the full article…

Evidence in Healthcare Reform (Symposium, Geneva, 4-5 July 2013)

CALL FOR REGISTRATION: Evidence in Healthcare Reform Symposium at the Brocher Foundation, Geneva, 4-5 July 2013 Speakers: Alex Broadbent, Nancy Cartwright, Michael Marmot, Alfredo Morabia, Justin Parkhurst, Anya Plutinski, Jacob Stegenga, and Sridhar Venkatapuram. Organised by Alex Broadbent and Sridhar Venkatapuram. Registration available here. Health care financing and provision is undergoing a crisis around the Read the full article…

Unconceived Alternatives and Scientific Realism (CfP, Conference, Durham University, 1-2 July 2013)

Unconceived Alternatives and Scientific Realism 1st-2nd July 2013, St John’s College, Durham University Generously funded by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, the Mind Association, and the Department of Philosophy, Durham University. Keynote speakers: Kyle Stanford (UC Irvine), Nancy Cartwright (UCSD and Durham), Patrick Forber (Tufts), Michael Devitt (CUNY), Ian James Kidd (Durham), Read the full article…