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20 November 2017 15:00 - 18:00
In the afternoon preceding the “Night of Descartes”, we aim to shed light on the promises and difficulties involved in reflecting on the future of science.
20 November 2017 20:00 - 21:30
What happens when empirical evidence is at odds with political purposes? Science historian Dr Alice Dreger on dogma, activists and justice.
21 November 2017 15:30 - 17:00
This Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium will be devoted to the screening of a couple of short films related to the history of science.
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30 November 2017 - 1 December 2017
In this mini-conference we want to explore the tension between distrust and trust, between the procedural and personal, in funding modes.
Portrait of René Descartes (1596-1650) - painting by Frans Hals / Wikimedia Commons
11 December 2017 - 12 December 2017
Registration is now open for the Van Fraassen Festival: a conference dedicated to the work of Bas C. van Fraassen, featuring Bas C. van Fraassen.