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February 2019

Colloquium: Stephanie Dick

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada

Stephanie Dick, University of Pennsylvania, History and Sociology of Science Department https://hss.sas.upenn.edu/people/stephanie-dick Title: Making Up Minds: Computing and Proof in the Postwar United States Abstract: "Computers ought to produce in the long run some fundamental change in the nature of all mathematical activity.” These words, penned in 1958, capture the motivation behind an early field of computing research called Automated Theorem-Proving or Automated Reasoning. Practitioners of this field sought to program computers to prove mathematical theorems or to assist human…

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March 2019

Colloquium: Gillian Barker

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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May 2019

Colloquium: Peter Galison

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The HPS Colloquium series is a formal event open to all faculty and students interested in the history and philosophy of science and technology. Colloquia usually take place on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. and are usually held in Old Victoria University Building.  Please consult information about date, time, and room location for each colloquia separately. For information call 416-978-5397 or email: ihpst.info@utoronto.ca.

If you have an accessibility or accommodation need for this event, please e-mail Denise Horsley directly at denise.horsley@utoronto.ca to make appropriate arrangements.