Reviewer needed: ‘Computable Bodies: Instrumented Life and the Human Somatic Niche’ by Josh Berson

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Computable Bodies: Instrumented Life and the Human Somatic Niche’ by Josh Berson (Bloomsbury, 2015).  Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Data. Suddenly it is everywhere, and more and more of it is about us. The computing revolution has transformed our understanding of nature. Now it is Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Computable Bodies: Instrumented Life and the Human Somatic Niche’ by Josh Berson

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Computable Bodies: Instrumented Life and the Human Somatic Niche’ by Josh Berson (Bloomsbury, 2015).  Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Data. Suddenly it is everywhere, and more and more of it is about us. The computing revolution has transformed our understanding of nature. Now Read the full article…

The Artful Brain (Institute of Philosophy Centre for the Study of the Senses Symposium, 25 October 2013)

INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THE SENSES THE ARTFUL BRAIN Fri 25 October 2013 G22/26, Senate House, University of London From Ghiberti’s development of perspective to Gombrich’s work on illusions in art, the science of perception and the arts have long been interconnected. Recent developments in neuroscience, and the emergence of ‘neuroaesthetics’ Read the full article…

Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) Inaugural Conference (Durham University, Friday 18 October 2013)

Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) Inaugural Conference Friday 18 October 2013 Senate Room, University College, Durham University 1:30pm – 6.15 followed by a drinks reception Prof. Nancy Cartwright & Prof. Julian Reiss Introductions CHESS Directors, Durham University Prof. Philip Kitcher Irresoluble Uncertainty Department of Philosophy, Columbia University Prof. Angus Deaton Measuring Poverty Read the full article…