CfP Workshop Models and Mechanisms, 6 -7 Dec 2012, Tilburg

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) how mechanistic models relate to scientific explanation; whether the models used to investigate mechanisms possess any distinctive properties; how trade-offs in models, such as between simplicity and realism, fit within a mechanistic approach to explanation; how mechanistic modelling contributes to questions of explanation, reduction and scientific realism in specific cases, particularly in the cognitive sciences. (Text from official announcement)

The workshop is organized by: Matteo Colombo, (TiLPS – Tilburg), Liz Irvine, (CIN – Tuebingen)

Programm committee: Anouk Barberousse (IHPST, Paris/HSE, Lille), Matthias Bethge (CIN, Tuebingen), Carl Craver (Washington University, St Louis), Lindley Darden (Maryland), Markus Eronen (Bochum), Roman Frigg (LSE), Cyrille Imbert (CNRS, Nancy), Tarja Knuuttila (TINT, Helsinki), Mark Sprevak (Edinburgh), Catherine Stinson (Pittsburgh HPS / CIN,Tuebingen), Matty Chalk (ENS / Paris)

Keynote Speakers will be: Peter Machamer (University of Pittsburgh), Andreas Hüttemann (University of Cologne), Iris van Rooij (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Deadline: 10 September 2012

For Details: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/research/institutes-and-research-groups/tilps/events/MM2012/

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