Philosophical Perspectives on Sciences

Programme

 

Nicolaus Copernicus University, Collegium Minus,

Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, street Fosa Staromiejska 1a, Toruń, Poland

 

Wednesday, 19 October 2022

8.30 Registration, Collegium Minus, “Harmonijka”, room I, ground floor

 

Room IX, 1st floor

9:00 Opening Conference

– Radosław Sojak, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University

– Zbigniew Nerczuk, Director of Institute of Philosophy, Nicolaus Copernicus University

– Wojciech Cichosz, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, Nicolaus Copernicus University

 

Room IX

Chairman: Tomasz Jarmużek

10:00-11:00 Invited lecture. K. Brad Wray: Osiander and Hypotheses

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

 

Room IX   

Chairman: Peter Vickers 

 

 

Room 1

Chair: Emily Sullivan

 

11:30-12:00 Artur Koterski: Similarities and differences between Bilikiewicz’s concept of the spirit of time and Kuhnian paradigm   

 

11:30-12:00 Lucia Oliveri and Davide Dalla Rosa: Kant on “Saving” Hypotheses in Science [online]

     

12:00-12:30 Vida Mia S. Valverde: Hypothesis, Robustness, and Scientific Practice [online]

 

12:00-12:30 Adam Grobler: Causality and Conditionalization

     

12:30-13:00 Atocha Aliseda: On Hypothesis Refinement by Existential Instantiation

 

12:30-13:00 Patryk Popławski, Rafał Palczewski: 
Is scientific and personal tool in developing scientific theories knowledge factive?

 

13:00-15:00 Break for Lunch

 

Room IX

Chairman: Michał Oleksowicz

15:00-16:00 Invited lecture. Peter Vickers: Identifying Future-Proof Science

 

Room IX

Chairman: Niccolò Guicciardini   

  Room 1

Chairman: Paweł Kawalec

     

16:00-16:30 Ken Aizawa: Mechanistic Constitution and Hypothetical Reasoning [online]

 

 16:00-16:30 Petar Nurkić: Bridging the gap between philosophical controversies and scientific contributions – Perović's account of the inductive-hypothetical method

     
16:30-17:00 Przemysław R. Nowakowski: From hypotheses to systematicity   16:30-17:00 Szymon Miłkoś: Will the success of causal discovery methods herald the end of hypothetical thinking?

 

17:00-17:30 Coffe break

 

Room IX

Chairman: Mateusz Chwastyk

 

Room 1

Chairman: Adam Grobler

     

17:30-18:00 Klodian Coko: Hypothesis and Consilience in the Nineteenth Century

 

17:30-18:00 Tetiana Gardashuk: Hypothesis and uncertainty in the climate science

     

18:00-18:30 Sean M. Muller: Normative Factors in Hypothesis Formation and Selection [online]

 

18:00-18:30 Jeremy Attard: Epistemological status of fundamental principles in science with applications to rationality in the social sciences

19:30 Conference dinner

 

Thursday, 20 October 2022

Room IX

Chairman: Włodzisław Duch

9:00-10:00 Invited lecture. Emily Sullivan: Idealizations in Explainable AI

 

Room IX

Chairman: Radosław Sojak

10:00-11:00 Invited lecture. Niccolò Guicciardini: Newton’s Hypotheses in the Proof of the Copernican System

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

 

Room IX

Chairman: K. Brad Wray

 

Room 1

Chair: Benedetta Spigola

     

11:30-12:00 Luis G. Lopez: Understanding Phenomena with Machine Learning Models [online]

 

11:30-12:00 Marcin Miłkowski, Witold Hensel: What makes hypotheses accurate? An empirical study [online]

     

12:00-12:30 Andrzej Bielecki, Paweł Polak, Marzena Bielecka: Epistemology of computer simulations in biology

 

12:00-12:30 Isadora Cristina de Sousa Monteiro: Hooke’s attempt to prove the Copernican Hypothesis [online]

     

12:30-13:00 Mateusz Chwastyk: Theoretical approaches for biological structures understanding

  12:30-13:00 Daniel Nieto: Émilie du Châtelet’s hypotheses in action: how motion works [online]

 

13:00-15:00 Break for Lunch

 

Room IX

Chair: Atocha Aliseda

15:00-16:00 Invited lecture. Stephen M. Barr: Rationality, hypotheses, and the explanatory power of modern physics [online]

 

Room IX

Chairman: Jeremy Attard

 

Room 1

Chairman: Petar Nurkić

     

16:00-16:30 Emanuele Rossanese: The Atomic Hypothesis and its role in Field Theories

 

16:00-16:30 Wojciech Sady: James Clerk Maxwell: mathematics versus imagination

     

16:30-17:00 Wojciech Grygiel: The Proposals of Symmetry as Hypotheses in the Philosophy of Physics of Albert Einstein

 

16:30-17:00 Mauro Dorato, Benedetta Spigola: Cassirer’s conception and the origin of special relativity

 

17:00-17:30 Coffe break

 

Room IX

Chair: Tetiana Gardashuk

 

Room 1

Chairman: Piotr Roszak

     

17:30-18:00 Valeria Ascheri: Hypothesis: a methodological and personal tool in developing scientific theories [online]

 

17:30-18:00 Johan Gamper: A Hypothesis Bringing Theology Back Into Scientific Relevance

     

18:00-18:30

 

18:00-18:30 Piotr Homola: Duogenism: an example systemic way to reconcile faith, reason, and science

 

Friday, 21 October 2022

 

Room IX

Chairman: Mateusz Klonowski

9:00-10:00 Invited lecture. Paweł Kawalec: Weaving hypotheses into knowledge threads

 

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

 

 

Room IX

Chairman: Wojciech Grygiel

 
     

 

 10:30-11:00 Juan Redmond: Modelling in science and surrogate reasoning: for an interactive and dynamic perspective of the generation of hypotheses in the practice of modelling in science

 

     

 

 11:00-11:30 Grzegorz Karwasz: Real advances in experimental physics need bold working hypothesis [online]

 

     
    11:30-12:00 Joel Alvarez: Galileo on Faith and Reason [online]  

  

12:00 Closing the Conference

 

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