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Aesthetics of Science Conference 

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School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science, University of Leeds 18-19 July

 

Schedule

Tuesday 18th July

11-11.15  Welcome

11.15-12.45  Catherine Elgin “Beyond Truth and Beauty: The Role of Aesthetic Values in Science”

12.45-1.45  Lunch

1.45-3.15  Milena Ivanova “Beauty, Truth and Understanding”

3.15 – 3.45 Tea

3.45 – 5.15  Catarina Dutilh-Novaes “The Beauty (?) of Mathematical Proofs”

Wednesday 19th July

10-11.30  Matthew Kieran “Bad Science? Arrogance and Creative Scientists”

11.30 – 12  Angela Breitenbach “Aesthetic Reflection and Scientific Cognition”

1-2 Lunch

2-3.30  Margherita Arcangeli “The Sublime in Science”

3.30- 4 Tea

4-5.30  Cain Todd “Imagination, Aesthetic Judgement, and Modelling in Science”

 

Conference sponsors:

The British Society of Aesthetics and The British Society for the Philosophy of Science

 

Register here: https://philevents.org/event/show/28694

 

Further details available at https://philevents.org/event/show/28694

 

For more information, contact the conference organisers: Milena Ivanova (mail@milenaivanova.co.uk) and Steven French (S.R.D.French@leeds.ac.uk)