Causality in the special sciences


Il Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione organizza, il 19 e 20 ottobre 2015, l'International Workshop "Causality in the special sciences".
Luogo dell'evento: Aula Mondolfo (III Floor), Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Università di Bologna, Via Zamboni 38, Bologna.

Il programma:
Monday, October 19 14.30 - 16
Donald Gillies (University College London), “Establishing Causality in Medicine, and Koch's Postulates”
Elisa Ciaramelli (University of Bologna), “The Parietal Cortex and Episodic Memory: from fMRI to Lesion Studies and Back”
16-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18 Giovanni Boniolo (University of Ferrara and Technis che Universität München), “Diseases without a Cause”
Jeremy Howick (Oxford University), “Exploring the Epistemological Role of Mechanistic Reasoning in Medical Treatment Discovery”

Tuesday, October 20 14.30-16
Stuart Glennan (Butler University), “Causal Claims and Their Truthmakers”
Rani Lill Anjum (Norwegian University of Life Scien ces), “Causation, Complexity and Evidence in Health Sciences”
16-16.30 Coffee break
Matteo Cerri (University of Bologna), “Uncoordinated Causality in Physiology: De-engineering the Wisdom of the Body”

General discussion, with the participation of: Marg herita Benzi, Raffaella Campaner, Maria Carla Galavotti, Roberto Scazzieri.

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