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Durham University

Department of Philosophy

10th UK Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Workshop

Durham is proud to host the 10th meeting of the UK Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Workshop, to be held on 16-17th April 2015. This workshop has gone from strength to strength each year, and is now well known as an especially friendly and enjoyable meeting point for historians of science, philosophers of science, and everyone in between!

Thanks so much to the sponsors who have made this possible:

In this 10th anniversary year the theme is 'Evidence', and we are very pleased to announce that the three plenary speakers will be Hasok Chang, Greg Radick, and Catherine Wilson.

Click HERE for a list of all abstracts


The schedule for the meeting will be as follows:

Thursday 16th April

12.00-13.25 Lunch + registration

13.30-13.40 Welcome

13.45-14.35 Plenary (i) – Hasok Chang (Cambridge)

TITLE: If you can spray phlogiston, is it real? Evidence and integrated HPS ABSTRACT

14.40-16.10 2x3 parallel talks

16.15-16.35 Refreshments

16.40-17.30 Plenary (ii) – Catherine Wilson (York)

TITLE: Experimental and Speculative Revisited: What was Behind the Rejection of "Hypotheses"? ABSTRACT

19.00 Dinner

Friday 17th April

09.25-10.55 2x3 parallel talks

11.00-11.20 Refreshments

11.25-12.55 2x3 parallel talks

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.05-14.55 Plenary (iii) - Greg Radick (Leeds)

TITLE: Is Mendel's Evidence 'Too Good to Be True'? An Integrated HPS Perspective ABSTRACT

15.00-16.00 2x2 parallel talks


There will be a registration fee of £10 (covering lunch, tea and coffee) for anyone who wishes to attend. £8 for one day. Please note that spaces are limited - register early to avoid disappointment!

To register, or for any further details, please contact