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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Virtual conference on interdisciplinarity, sustainability and expert disagreement

Virtual conference on interdisciplinarity, sustainability and expert disagreement

The aim of this event is to show how many scientific controversies concerning sustainability come down to different philosophical biases in scientific theory, methods, models and norms. The talks will fall into four thematic sessions: Sustainable food production and food systems; Climate change and adaption; Digitalisation and policy; Social responsibility and rational decision-making.

New course on interdisciplinarity in sustainability research

New course on interdisciplinarity in sustainability research

In June 2020, NMBU will offer a pilot course open to all Bachelor, Master and PhD students. The course title is ‘PHI300/PHI404 Interdisciplinarity and Expert Disagreement in Sustainability Research’, it is research-based and organised by the Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science.

Call for papers on the philosophy of risk and safety in medicine

Call for papers on the philosophy of risk and safety in medicine

This is a call for papers for the first philosophy issue of the International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine. The guest editors are Elena Rocca and Rani Lill Anjum.

Listen to the sounds in Plato's cave

Listen to the sounds in Plato's cave

New publication in Phenomenology & Practice by CAPS collaborator, Professor Edvin Østergaard!

NMBU CAPS

CAPS is 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

Contact information

 

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

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