Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science

Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science (CAPS)

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CAPS - a Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science at HH NMBU

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Philosophers for Sustainability

Philosophers for Sustainability

 NMBU CAPS has joined the international initiative Philosophers for Sustainability. Here is our statement of commitment.

Meaningless numbers: reflections on risk & causality

Meaningless numbers: reflections on risk & causality

CAPS has invited John-Arne Skolebekken, Professor at NTNU, Department of Public Health and Nursing Faculty of Medicine and Health Science to talk about risk, causality and risk communication. The seminar is open for all students and staff.

 

Urban planning, climate change and nature conservation: How can we avoid planning for failure?

Urban planning, climate change and nature conservation: How can we avoid planning for failure?

Join us for an interdisciplinary seminar about the nature of our cities and urban areas - as habitats for many species, including humans. The theme encompasses the challenges posed by climate change in an urban setting. How do we plan, predict and manage in this dynamic environment? What philosophies underpin the way we think about nature in cities?

New CAPS publication on philosophical bias in science

New CAPS publication on philosophical bias in science

In this new paper published in eLife, Fredrik Andersen, Rani Lill Anjum and Elena Rocca argue that there is one type of bias that science cannot avoid, namely philosophical biases.

NMBU CAPS

CAPS an interdisciplinary research centre at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, led by Elena Rocca and Rani Lill Anjum.
Our research is at the interface between philosophy and science.
We work to engage researchers, practitioners and students in critical reflections concerning philosophical motivations for scientific methodology, norms and practices.

NMBU CAPS is part of the initiative Philosophers for Sustainability.

 

You find us on the 3rd floor in the Tower Building, Ås campus (main photo). Photo: UMC

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CAPS Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science
School of Economics and Business
NMBU
PO Box 5003
1432 Aas
Norway

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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