PSA Sessions of Interest

All HSS attendees may also attend sessions hosted by the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA). The sessions listed below may be of particular interest to historians of science. See the PSA meeting website for the full program.

Thursday, November 1

  • 8:30-10:00, “Dealing with Diversity: Perspectives from the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology”
  • 8:30-10:00, “What is a Chemical Element?”
  • 8:30-10:00, “Methodologies of Integration”
  • 10:15-11:45, “Beyond Theory-Centric Studies of Scientific Progress: Repertoires in Biology”
  • 10:15-11:45, “Ernst Cassirer’s Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Science”
  • 10:15-11:45, “Sculpting the Image of Science for Education in its Historical and Philosophical Background”
  • 16:00-18:00, “President’s Plenary Symposium: Shedding Light on Dark Matter” (Metropolitan Ballroom B)
  • 7:30-9:00, “PSA2018 Public Forum: For the Public Good? Values and Accountability in AI and Data Science” (Seattle Public Library: Microsoft Auditorium)

Friday, November 2

  • 9:00-11:45, “Aspects of Scientific Consensus”
  • 13:30-15:30, “Epistemic Injustice”
  • 13:30-15:30, “Chemistry”
  • 15:45-17:45, “Bridging the Gap between Scientists and the Public”
  • 15:45-17:45, “Imagination in Science”

Saturday, November 3

  • 9:00-11:45, “Climate Science and Public Interests: Social Values and Climate Change”
  • 9:00-11:45, “The Replication Crisis: How Should Science Change?”
  • 13:30-15:30, “Replication and Reproducibility”
  • 15:45-17:45, “Community Science as Democratic Science”
  • 15:45-17:45, “History of the Philosophy of Science”

Sunday, November 4

  • 9:00-11:45, “Trust and the Feminist Politics of Science”

We wish to thank HSS member, Rachel Ankeny, and PSA Program Chair, Kevin Elliott, for their guidance in cross listing PSA sessions.