THE METAPHYSICS OF CAUSAL PROBABILITY IN THE LIFE SCIENCES

Fecha: 
26/09/2016
Información: 
THE METAPHYSICS OF CAUSAL PROBABILITY IN THE LIFE SCIENCES
A workshop on causal and dispositional approached to probability in biology and the life sciences

 

MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2016
Seminar Room A-217, Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University 

Further info and registration: msuarez@filos.ucm.es

Funded and Sponsored by the Spanish DGCyT, Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness (project FFI2014-57064-P) and Complutense Research Group MCISR: http://www.ucm.es/metcausa
 

Programme:
9.50: Welcome and Introduction

Session I Chair: Mauricio Suárez (UCM)
10.00-11.00: Cristina Villegas (UCM): “On a Causal Dispositionalist View of Probability”
 
11.00 – 11.30: Coffee Break
 
Session II Chair: Pedro Sánchez (UCM)
11.30 – 12.30: Vanessa Triviño (Murcia): “Fitness as a Causal Dispositional Property”
12.30 – 13.30: Maria Cerezo (Murcia): “Pros and Cons of a Causal Dispositionalist Theory of Genes: Parity, Complexity and Simultaneity”
 
13.30 – 15.30: Lunch Break
 
Session III Chair: Laura Nuño de la Rosa (UCM)
15:30 – 16.30: Francesca Merlin (Paris): “No Need for a Propensity Interpretation to make Fitness Explanatory”
16.30 – 17.30: Maria José García Encinas (Granada) “Reading De Interpretatione 9 with the aid of Aristotelian Powers”