Interested in how science, technology, and society interact? Find out more information about the Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group professors and the undergraduate courses they teach at the University of Waterloo.
Philosophy of Science and Technology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hans Radder holds degrees in physics (1975: MSc., from VU University Amsterdam) and in philosophy (1978: MA, cum laude, from the University of Amsterdam; 1984: PhD, cum laude, from VU University Amsterdam). From 1980 through 1987 he co-edited the philosophical journal Krisis. He has published several books and edited volumes and many articles. Currently, he is professor of philosophy of science and technology in the Faculty of Philosophy at the VU University Amsterdam. He is a fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences and of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research at Bielefeld University, Germany.
Hans will be giving two talks during his visit to Waterloo:
Theory and Practice of Scientific and Technological Patenting: An Overview of Philosophical and Social Issues
Monday, Janurary 19, 2015
Balsille School of International Affairs (Room 1-42)
Discussion of 'The Academic Manifesto: From an Occupied to a Public University'
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
University of Waterloo (Room HH 357)
Please contact the Waterloo Chair in Science and Society, Heather Douglas for more information.