Entries by Bryan W. Roberts

2016-2017 Upcoming Lectures

We are pleased to announce the new lecture series for 2016-2017 associated with the Ordinary Meetings of the BSPS. Lectures take place from 5:15-6:45pm in Room 2.06 of the Lakatos Building at LSE in central London. Each lecture is preceded by tea at 5pm. This year’s speakers are: 10 October 2016, Wendy Parker “Scientific Modelling and […]

Cardiff Conference Registration

Conference registration is available for the 2016 BSPS annual conference, which will take place at Cardiff University. Members of the BSPS are invited to register and/or purchase inexpensive accommodation for the conference at the host university website.

BSPS doctoral scholarship open for applications

The British Society for the Philosophy of Science is offering a scholarship for doctoral work in the philosophy of science at a UK university, subject to a candidate of sufficient merit presenting themselves. The competition is open to both UK/EU and international students. In order to be considered, applications must be received by the deadline of 7 […]

2015 Popper Prize Winner: Matthew H. Slater

The decision of the Co-Editors of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science is that the Sir Karl Popper Prize for 2015 should be awarded to Matthew H. Slater for his article ‘Natural Kindness’, Brit. J. Phil. Sci. 66 (2015), 375–411. (Journal Article / PhilSci-Archive Preprint). How we understand natural kind phenomena is one […]

Introducing the 2015 Ordinary Meeting Lectures

The BSPS is pleased to announce the 2015 lecture series associated with our Ordinary Meetings. Lectures occur on Monday Evenings at 5:15pm in the Lakatos Building at LSE room 2.06, and are preceded by a welcome tea at 4:45pm in LSE Common Room G.01. Jonathan Birch (LSE) Monday, 12 October 2015 “Kin selection, group selection and […]

Reports from the BSPS 2015 Annual Conference in Manchester

It was a successful and memorable annual meeting for the BSPS this year in Manchester. Here is a snapshot of what people were saying about it on Twitter. British Society for the Philosophy of Science conference starts this week! Programme: http://t.co/vwur30CEw9 #BSPS2015 @TheBJPS — New Directions (@studyofthemind) July 1, 2015 Just arrived in Manchester for […]

BSPS 2015 Conference – Registration Info

Registration for the BSPS 2015 annual conference in Manchester was open until 26 June. Standard registration (waged): £155 Standard registration (unwaged): £90 Conference dinner: £25 Wine/beer with conference dinner: £8 The registration fee includes lunch and tea/coffee on both days, plus the drinks reception on Thursday evening.