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Sunday, 12 July
16:00-20:00  Conference registration
18:30-20:00  President's Plenary: Honoring Marjorie Grene
Dining Hall
20:30  BBQ
River Terrace
 
Monday, 13 July
  Monday Session I
Monday/9:00-10:30  I.1. Ecological Language Games and Concepts for Innovation
Stevens Bonnin Room
  I.2. Contested Objects: X, Y and Other Chromosomes
Riverview
  I.3. The Relevance of Psychological (Cognitive) Perspectives to Biology, I.
Kyle
  I.4. Altruism
Seminar 1
  I.5. Training and the Development of Specialty Cultures
Seminar 2
  I.6. Epistemological Integration
Kings College Chapel
10:30-11:00  Coffee break
  Monday Session II
Monday/11:00-12:30  II.1. Emergence, Essentialism, and Natural Kinds
Stevens Bonnin Room
  II.2. History of Biology from a Long Durée Perspective
Riverview
  II.3. The Relevance of Psychological (Cognitive) Perspectives to Biology, II
Kyle
  II.4. Realist and Functionalist Issues in Biology, I
Seminar 1
  II.5. Information and Function
Seminar 2
  II.6. The Sociality of Biology
Kings College Chapel
12:30-15:30  Lunch break
13:30-14:30  Graduate Student Meeting
  Monday Session III
Monday/15:30-17:30  III.1. Human Embodiment and Cultural Evolution
Stevens Bonnin Room
  III.2. Extending the Boundaries of Development
Riverview
  III.3. Mechanisms of Cognitive Neurobiology
Kyle
  III.4. Fitness and Heritability
Seminar 1
  III.5. Critical Issues in 20th Century Genetics
Seminar 2
  III.6. The Challenges of Scientific Biography
Kings College Chapel
  Monday Session IV
Monday/18:00-19:30  Roundtable: Quo Vadis ISH?
Riverview
19:30  Dinner
Dining Hall
 
Tuesday, 14 July
  Tuesday Session V
Tuesday/9:00-10:30  V.1. Aimless Models: Biologists' Use of Non-Target-Directed Models in Theorizing
Stevens Bonnin Room
  V.2. Darwinian Sociocultural Evolution, I: Beyond the Modern Synthesis
Riverview
  V.3. The Manipulated Mechanism and its Discontents: Problems of Discovery, Modularity, Causation and Explanation
Kyle
  V.4. Issues in Explanation, Models, and Data Collection in Biology
Seminar 1
  V.5. Darwin and Philosophy
Seminar 2
  V.6. Naturalizing the Normative in Nature, I: The Place of Teleology and Normativity in Biology
Kings College Chapel
10:30-11:00  Coffee break
  Tuesday Session VI
Tuesday/11:00-12:30  VI.1. Trends in the History of 20th Century Genetics
Stevens Bonnin Room
  VI.2. Darwinian Sociocultural Evolution, II: Beyond the Modern Synthesis
Riverview
  VI.3. Digital Dissemination Roundtable
Kyle
  VI.4. Evolution in History
Seminar 1
  VI.5. Science and the Public
Seminar 2
  VI.6. Naturalizing the Normative in Nature, II: Historical Perspectives on the Naturalization of Teleology
Kings College Chapel
12:30-15:30  Lunch break
Dining Hall
Tuesday/12:30  Council Meeting I
Davies Room
  Tuesday Session VII
Tuesday/15:30-17:30  VII.1. Species and Taxonomy
Stevens Bonnin Room
  VII.2. The Genial Gene: Author Meets Critics
Riverview
  VII.3. Values in Environmental Science and Policy
Kyle
  VII.4. History of Developmental Biology and Genetics
Seminar 1
  VII.5. New Directions in the Philosophy of Biology
Seminar 2
  VII.6. Darwinism, Genetics, and Medicine in Society
Kings College Chapel
17:30-18:00  Coffee break
  Tuesday Session VIII
Tuesday/18:00-19:30  VIII.1. Biology and Ethics
Stevens Bonnin Room
  VIII.2. How to Really Talk about Cognition across Phyla
Riverview
  VIII.3. Close Analysis of Darwin's Theory
Kyle
  VIII.4. Philosophical Issues in Evolutionary Biology
Seminar 1
  VIII.5. Understanding Evolutionary Patterns and Biological Discovery
Seminar 2
  VIII.6. Naturalizing the Normative in Nature, III: The Relation between Mechanism and Teleology
Kings College Chapel
19:30  Dinner
Dining Hall
Tuesday/20:30  Workshop. Future Perspectives for Graduate Students and Post-Docs
Kyle
Tuesday/20:45  Workshop. Heterogeneity and Heritability: Responses from Sociology, Philosophy, and History of Biology
Riverview
 
Wednesday, 15 July
  Wednesday Session IX
Wednesday/9:00-10:30  IX.1. Systems Biology and Artificial Life
Stevens Bonnin Room
  IX.2. Nurture Goes Molecular, I: Epigenetic Mechanisms and the Innate/Acquired Distinction
Riverview
  IX.3. Museum-Based Field Natural History and Biological Phenomena
Kyle
  IX.4. Adaptation, Constraint, and Functional Design
Seminar 1
  IX.5. Human Evolution, Psychology, and Culture
Seminar 2
  IX.6. Wrangling with the Umwelt: Every Body Has To Do It
Kings College Chapel
10:30-11:00  Coffee break
  Wednesday Session X
Wednesday/11:00-12:30  X.1. Thus From the War of Nature: Caprice, Contingency and the Dreadfulness of It All
Stevens Bonnin Room
  X.2. Nurture Goes Molecular, II: Epigenetic Mechanisms and the Innate/Acquired Distinction
Riverview
  X.3. Rethinking Vitalism: Case Studies from the History and Philosophy of Medicine
Kyle
  X.4. Developmental Systems and Generative Entrenchment
Seminar 1
  X.5. Theoretical Biology and Artificial Life
Seminar 2
  X.6. Biology of Man: Race, Sex, and the State
Kings College Chapel
12:30-15:30  Lunch break
Dining Hall
  Wednesday Session XI
Wednesday, 15:30-17:30  XI.1. Ecology, Belief and Environmental Policy: Finding Ways Forward in the Atomic Age
Stephens Bonnin Room
Wednesday/15:30-17:30  XI.2. Representing the History of Life by Trees: Scientific, Historical and Philosophical Issues
Riverview
  XI.3. Economical Concepts, Evolutionary Biology, and Adaptive Rationality: Exploring the Interplay
Kyle
  XI.4. Mechanisms and Mechanistic Explanations
Seminar 1
  XI.5. Biological Theory and Conceptual Power: Studies in Scientific Practice
Seminar 2
  XI.6. Conceptual Issues in Evo-Devo
Kings College Chapel
17:30-18:00  Coffee break
18:00-19:30  ISHPSSB Members Meeting
Riverview
19:30  Conference Banquet
Hillstone Country Club
 
Thursday, 16 July
  Thursday Session XII
Thursday/9:00-10:30  XII.1. Theoretical Biology and Biosemiotics
Stevens Bonnin Room
  XII.2. The Evolution of the Capacity of Culture, I
Riverview
  XII.3. Themes in the History of Molecular Biology and Immunology
Kyle
  XII.4. Topics in Conservation Biology
Seminar 1
  XII.5. Historical Issues in Twentieth Century Biology
Seminar 2
10:30-11:00  Coffee break
  Thursday Session XIII
Thursday/11:00-12:30  XIII.1. Realist and Functionalist Issues in Biology, II
Stevens Bonnin Room
  XIII.2. The Evolution of the Capacity for Culture, II
Riverview
  XIII.3. Thinking Formally About Evolutionary Change: Detection and Ontology
Kyle
  XIII.4. Topics in the History of Ecology
Seminar 1
  XIII.5. The Developmental Synthesis
Seminar 2
12:30  Lunch break
Dining Hall
Thursday/12:30  Council Meeting II
Davies Room
 
 


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