KEYNOTE SPEAKERS – Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable / European Network for Philosophy of the Social Sciences

2015 RT/ENPOSS – University of Washington, Seattle, May 8-10, 2015
Abby Steward, University of Michigan
William Wimsatt, University of Minnesota and University of Chicago

2014 ENPOSS  Universidad Nacional de Educación A Distancia (UNED), Madrid, September 10-12, 2014
Margaret Gilbert, University of California, Urvine
Uskali Mäki, University of Helsinki

2013 ENPOSS/RT – University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, September 3-4, 2013
Cristina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania: “Punishment, Reward and Compensation in Ultimatum Interactions”
Nancy Cartwright, University of Durham and UC-SD: “Will Your Policy Work? Experiments vs. Models”

2013 Roundtable – University of California-Santa Cruz, March 22-24, 2013
Mary Morgan, LSE: “Is the World Ruled by Numbers?”
Mark Bevir, UC-Berkeley: “Historicism and Critique”

2012 ENPOSS – University of Copenhagen, September 21-23 2012
Peter Hedström (Institute for Futures Studies): “Macro Dynamics: A Simulation Perspective”
Philip Pettit (Princeton University): “Three Doctrines in Social Ontology”
Stephen Turner (University of South Florida): “What Can We say about the Future of Social Science?”
Björn Wittrock (Uppsala University): “Social Sciences in Their Contexts: Reconstructions and Continuities”

2012 Roundtable – University of Nebraska, Lincoln, March 9-12, 2012
Rob Boyd, UCLA: “The Cultural Niche: Why Social Learning is Essential for Human Adaptation”

2011 Roundtable – École Normale Supérieure de Paris, March 18-20, 2011
Paul Thagard, University of Waterloo: “Minds, Brains, and Social Change: Integrating the Cognitive and Social Sciences?”
Dan Sperber, Institute Jean Nicod & Central European University (Budapest): “The Fundamental Error in Social Ontology and How to Correct It”

2010 Roundtable – Saint Louis University, March 19-21, 2010
Daniel Hausman, University of Wisconsin:

2009 Roundtable – Emory University, Atlanta, March 20-22, 2009
Ken Schaffner, University of Pittsburgh: “Behavioral and Psychiatric Genomics: How Blank is the Slate?”

2008 Roundtable – University of Washington, Seattle, March 7-9, 2008
Charles Mills, Northwestern: “White Ignorance”
Nancy Cartwright, LSE and UC-SD: “Hunting Causes and Using Them”

2007 Roundtable – University of South Florida, Tampa, March 23-25, 2007
Hans Henrik Bruun, University of Copenhagen: “Weber’s ‘Objectivity’”
Philip Morowski, Notre Dame: “Why There Is (as yet) No Such Thing as an Economics of Knowledge”

2006 Roundtable – University of California, Santa Cruz, March 17-19, 2006
Practice Theory: Stephen Turner (South Florida) and Joseph Rouse (Wesleyan)

2005 Roundtable – Barnard College, Columbia University, March 11-13, 2005
Philip Pettit, Princeton: “The Third Issue of Social Ontology”
Margaret Gilbert, University of Connecticut: “Rationality and Collective Action”

2004 Roundtable – Saint Louis University, March 19-21, 2004
David Copp, University of Florida: “Moral Naturalism and Three Grades of Normativity”
Alex Rosenberg, Duke: “Biology and the ‘Special’ Sciences”

2003 Roundtable – University of Missouri-St. Louis, March 21-23, 2003
Ian Jarvie, York University: “Rationality & Explanation in Social Science: Getting Popper Right”
Patricia Kitcher, Columbia: “Freud’s Moral Psychology”

2002 Roundtable – Saint Louis University, March 15-17, 2002
Russell Hardin, NYU: “If It Rained Knowledge”
Steven Luke, LSE: “Power and Luck”

2001 Roundtable – Washington University, April 20-22, 2001
Linda Alcoff, Syracuse University: “Power/Knowledge and the Epistemic Criterion”

2000 Roundtable – University of Missouri-Saint Louis, March 31-April 2, 2000
Alvin Goldman, University of Arizona: “Experts: Which Ones Should You Trust?”

1999 Roundtable – Saint Louis University, April 9-11, 1999
Steve Fuller, Warwick: “The Decline of ‘Critique’ in Social Theory: Is Sociology a Source or a Solution to the Problem of Human Suffering?”

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