Friday, December 2, 2011

2012 Central APA Sessions: Kinds: Natural and Scientific

Thursday, February 12, 2012
9:00 a.m.-Noon

Topic: Kinds: Natural and Scientific

Chair: Carl Gillett (Northern Illinois University)

Speakers: Anjan Chakravarty (Northern Illinois University)
“Perspectival Frameworks for Scientific Taxonomy”

Matthew H. Slater (Bucknell University)
“Is Our Epistemology Writing Checks That Our Metaphysics Can’t Cash?”

Neil E. Williams (University at Buffalo (SUNY))
“‘Disease’ Is Not a Natural Kind Term: A Tale of Two Diseases”