Mind, Medicine and Mechanisms: A conference in honour of Paul ThagardExport this event to calendar

Friday, September 22, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Paul ThagardPaul Thagard was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo from 1992 until his retirement in 2016. He was also affiliated with Psychology and Computer Science, served as the Director of the Cognitive Science Program and held a University Research Chair. Paul is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph.D in philosophy) and Michigan (M.S. in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has won a Molson Prize and a Killam Prize.


WELCOME - 9:15-9:30

Lindley Darden

University of Maryland

"Computational Philosophy of Science and Disease Mechanisms" 9:30-10:30
COFFEE BREAK - 10:30-11:00 (Beverages & pastries provided)

Chris Eliasmith

University of Waterloo

"Thagard's Thorough Thinking on Thoughts" 11:00-12:00
LUNCH BREAK - 12:00-1:30 (Lunch not provided)

Miriam Solomon

Temple University

"Paul Thagard's Philosophy of Medicine" 1:30-2:30
AFTERNOON BREAK - 2:30-3:00 (Beverages & cookies provided)

William Bechtel

University of California San Diego

"From Mechanisms to Networks and Back Again" 3:00-4:00

RECEPTION - 4:00-6:00 (Beverages, hot/cold hor d'oeuvres and desserts provided)

*Please note that attendees for the event are encouraged to park in Lot C, on Seagram Drive across from the main entrance to the University of Waterloo.  See map for more details regarding location and cost. 

 
Cost 
Free
Location 
CGR - Conrad Grebel University
Great Hall
140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6
Canada

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