23rd of January 2020: Jonathan Birch (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)

The Search for Invertebrate Consciousness



12th of December 2019: Ana Soto (Tufts University, USA / ENS Paris, France)

Carcinogenesis explained within the context of a theory of organisms



20th of November 2019: Federica Russo (Universiteit van Amstardam, Netherlands)

What can technology do for you?
Opportunities & challenges of health technologies in medicine and everyday life



18th of October 2019: Matt Haber (University of Utah, USA)

Positively Misleading Errors



2nd of October 2019: Kim Sterelny (Australian National University, Australia)

Demography and Cultural Complexity



24th of May 2019: Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter, UK)

Actionable Data for Precision Oncology: Building Trustworthy Evidence for Exploratory Research and Clinical Diagnostics




16th of May 2019: Fridolin Gross (University of Kassel, Germany)

Occam’s Razor in Molecular and Systems Biology





5th of April 2019: Angela Potochnik (University of Cincinnati, USA)

Causal Patterns and How Our Theories Change




5th of March 2019: Charles Pence (Université catholique du Louvain, Belgium)

“The Wonderful Form of Cosmic Order”: Bringing Statistics to Evolution




27th of September 2018: Lara Keuck (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

Borderline cases and effective theories in philosophy of medicine




2nd of July 2018: Paul Griffiths (University of Syndey, Austrlia)

What is an organism, and what is it for? Neo-Aristotelian, Darwinian and post-Hamilton perspectives




20th of June 2018: Samir Okasha (University of Bristol, UK)

The Metaphor of Agency in Biology




6th of June 2018: Alexander Bird (King's College London, UK)

Understanding the Replication Crisis as a Base Rate Fallacy




24th of April 2018: Valerie Hardcastle (University of Cincinnati, USA)

The Microbiome and the Brain: A New Revolution in Neuroscience?




27th of February 2018: Johannes Jäger (Complexity Science Hub, Austria)

Beyond networks: evolutionary dynamics of developmental processes




8th of February 2018: Aleksandra Walczak (ENS Paris, France)

Diversity and prediction in immune receptor repertoires




16th of January 2018: Lauren Ross (Irvine, USA)

Causal concepts in biology: how pathways differ from mechanisms and why it matters




6th of October, 2017: Marc-André Selosse (MNHN)

The evolution of interdependency between symbiotic organisms by neutral evolution




29th of September, 2017: Tim Lewens (HPS, Cambridge Univ., UK)

Science and Values: The Case of ‘Mitochondrial Donation’




13th of July 2017: James Woodward (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Causation in Biology