What Philosophers Can Learn from Chemistry

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Monday | 06/12/21 | 06:05 pm

What Philosophers Can Learn from Chemistry

Lecture | 

The Bar-Hillel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science

41th Annual Series 2021-2022

Chemistry deserves more philosophical attention not so much to do justice to a long-neglected science but to undermine a number of taken-for-granted assumptions about scientific rationality and more importantly to diversify our metaphysical views of nature and reality. Because over the course of many centuries chemists have developed a special access to nature and a special way of investigating and dealing with material substances, they have confronted a number of epistemological and ontological issues that are worth discussing.

On-line lecture:

Monday, December 6, 2021, 18:15 Israel Time

Link to the lecture >

Participants

Prof. Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

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