The Idea, History and Institutional Foundations of Science

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 09:15 to 18:00
Iontas Seminar Room, Iontas Building

This Workshop (No. 2) is organised as part of a research project that focuses on the philosophical and institutional foundations of ‘scientific empiricism’, i.e., the association of rationality with systematic models which are compatible with experience and/or experiments.  The project draws a historical and conceptual line of reflection from the schools of the 14th century, through renaissance humanism, the early modern scientific revolution, the Kantian critique, up to and including contemporary science, while addressing the phenomenological attempt to found the natural and human sciences in the twentieth century. 

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Organizer: Dr Mette Lebech
Guest Speaker: Dr Andrea Reichenberger