Leeds Workshop on philosophy of art/philosophy of science

2012 October 19 Leeds (UK)

Workshop: "What Can the Philosophy of Science do for the Philosophy of Art (and vice versa)?”

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science,
University of Leeds

Friday October 19th

Venue: St. George Room, University House

10.45-11.00 Welcome

11.00-12.00 "Representation, Ontology and Heuristics: Regulating Trade Between the Philosophy of Art and Philosophy of Science” Steven French (Leeds)

12.00-13.00 "Probing Musicology with HPS" Dean Rickles (Sydney)

13.00-14.00 lunch

14.00-15.00 "Uncertainty in Art and Science" George Darby (Kent)

15.00-15.30 break

15.30-16.30 "Representing and Picturing: Approaches in Science and in Art" Otávio Bueno (Miami)

16.30-17.00 roundtable discussion

Registration is free but please indicate whether you will be attending so we can keep track of numbers.

(Lunch will not be provided; however the venue is next door to the University Refectory)

The aim of the workshop is to promote discussion of the inter-relationship between the philosophies of art and of science with a view to establishing an international network of those interested in such issues.

All welcome!

Enquiries to:
Steven French
Professor of Philosophy of Science
School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

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