Wednesday, September 3, in Life Sciences 202 at 12:00-1:30 pm: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar: Beate Krickel, Institute for Philosophical Anthropology at Humboldt University, Berlin will be presenting “Mechanisms vs. Mere Causal Sequences”
Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30, King Center, 7th floor Becker Medical Library: 39th Historia Medica: "Biology of Elimination: Eugenics and the Consequences of Genocentrism, 1900-1945" Garland E. Allen, Professor of Biology, Washington University. Reception to follow; free and open to the public. More information.
Wed., Sept. 24, Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00-1:30 pm: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar: Greg Gandenberger (Graduate Student Department of History and Philosophy of Science University of Pittsburgh) “A Principle of Evidence and Its Implications for Scientific Methodology”
Wed., Oct. 1, Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00-1:30 pm: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar: Andreas De Block (Associate Professor Higher Institute of Philosophy University of Leuven, Belgium)“Homonegativity and the Medicalization of Homosexuality”
Wed., Oct. 1, Barnes-Jewish Hospital East Pavilion Auditorium, 5:30-6:30 pm : 40th Historia Medica: Michael Marmor, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford School of Medicine "Vision and History: Looking Through an Artist’s Eyes"
Friday, October 17, Rebstock 215, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm: Garland Allen Retirement Symposium
Monday, Oct. 27, Rebstock 215, 4pm: Hall Lecture: Dr. Christoph Irmscher “Talking about Race in 19th-century American Science: Louis Agassiz and his Contemporaries”
Tuesday, Oct. 28, Graham Chapel, 5 pm: Eric Kandel “The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind and Brain from Vienna 1900 to the Present” More info about talk
Wednesday, Oct. 29, Life Sciences 202, 12-1:30: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar: Dr. Christoph Irmscher (Provost Professor of English George F, Getz Jr. Thomas S. Hall Professor in the Wells Scholars Program, Indiana University) "Audubon's Eyes: The Theatre of Vision in Early American Natural History"
Wednesday, Dec. 3, Life Sciences 202, 12:00-1:30 pm: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar: "How New Caledonian crows learn about and solve foraging problems" - Dr. Corina Logan
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Coming in February 26-28, 2015: Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body Interdisciplinary symposium will celebrate the 500-year anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius co-hosted by Saint Louis University and Washington University.