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ConfĂ©rence « Guerre et science au XVIe siècle Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Pascal Brioist, chercheur statutaire, Centre d’Ă©tudes supĂ©rieures de la Renaissance, UniversitĂ© de Tours, France Organisation La confĂ©rence est co-organisĂ©e avec le Groupe de recherche en histoire des sociabilitĂ©s, la Chaire de recherche du Canada en histoire et sociologie des sciences, le DĂ©partement d’histoire de l’UQAM […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence « La philosophie pour les enfants : comment favoriser un esprit critique, crĂ©atif et bienveillant ? Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencière Natalie Fletcher est directrice fondatrice de Brila, un OSBL montrĂ©alais offrant une programmation Ă©ducative qui fusionne la philosophie, l’expĂ©rimentation crĂ©ative et la promotion de l’empathie. Natalie Fletcher poursuit actuellement un doctorat interdisciplinaire en Ă©thique, Ă©ducation et arts numĂ©riques Ă  l’UniversitĂ© Concordia. Elle enseigne la philosophie […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”Ethical and Epistemic Entanglements of Person-Centred Epidemiological Measures”

Abstract Since the 1970s epidemiological measures focusing on “quality of life” have figured increasingly as endpoints in clinical trials. In this talk I begin by examining the history of these measures, which were later relabeled “patient-reported outcome measures” or PROMs. The ability of these measures to faithfully report patient concerns and/or quality of life has […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”Social Epistemology and Bibliometrics: Prospects for Collaboration”

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencierMike Thicke est un Ă©pistĂ©mologue social et philosophe des sciences. Il a complĂ©tĂ©, en 2016, un doctorat Ă  l’UniversitĂ© de Toronto. Dans sa thèse, intitulĂ©e « Science-Market Analogies: A Philosophical Investigation », il a analysĂ© l’emploi, par des philosophes des sciences tels que Philip Kitcher et Michael Polanyi, […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”The Division of Ideological Labor”

Abstract The concept of ideology poses the micro-macro problem particularly acutely. An ideology at least contains a set of propositions that concern a group of people and which includes stereotypes, archetypical narratives, statistics, and clichĂ©s, but also more general principles that purport to explain and ground the relatively more surface-level purported facts. Because ideologies are […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”Ockham’s Razor and the Mind-Body Problem”

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin, Madison RĂ©sumĂ© Philosophers often view the competition between the mind/brain identity theory, functionalism, and dualism as nonempirical, since all three theories are compatible with the discovery that a mental property and a physical property are perfectly correlated. Given this, it has been […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”Ockham’s Razor – When is the Simpler Theory Better?”

Abstract Ockham’s razor, the principle of parsimony, says that a theory that postulates fewer entities, causes, or processes is “better” than a theory that postulates more, so long as the simpler theory is compatible with what we observe. But what does “better” mean? It is obvious that simpler theories are easier to remember, manipulate, and […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence « Diffusion des connaissances et libre accès: ce que les chercheurs doivent savoir «

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Vinent Larivière, professeur Ă  l’École de bibliothĂ©conomie et des sciences de l’information, UniversitĂ© de MontrĂ©al Pour plus d’informations Read more

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ConfĂ©rence « Hasard et historicitĂ© Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Thierry Martin, directeur du Laboratoire Logiques de l’Agir, UniversitĂ© Bourgogne Franche-ComtĂ© RĂ©sumĂ© La tradition philosophique occidentale a gĂ©nĂ©ralement niĂ© le rĂ´le du hasard dans l’histoire des sociĂ©tĂ©s humaines. MĂŞme lorsqu’elle caractĂ©rise l’histoire comme le lieu d’un dĂ©sordre livrĂ© aux caprices des passions et des intĂ©rĂŞts […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence-dĂ©bat: « AcceptabilitĂ© des contenus sponsorisĂ©s sur Instagram : ambivalence des contenus et rapports multiples aux prescriptions qu’ils contiennent Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. Intervenant·e·s Camille Trudel, Ă©tudiante Ă  la maĂ®trise en communication, UniversitĂ© du QuĂ©bec Ă  MontrĂ©alAlexandre Coutant, professeur au DĂ©partement de communication sociale et publique, UniversitĂ© du QuĂ©bec Ă  MontrĂ©al RĂ©sumĂ© Instagram constitue la plateforme la plus populaire parmi les jeunes internautes. Son interface insiste Ă©normĂ©ment sur le […] Read more