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September 2017

Research Seminar with Dr. Lindley Darden – The Product Guides the Process: Discovering Disease Mechanisms

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IHPST Lounge

We will be discussing: Darden, Lindley, Lipika R. Pal, Kunal Kundu, and John Moult (in press), “The Product Guides the Process: Discovering Disease Mechanisms,” Building Theories. Edited by Emiliano Ippolity and David Danks. Springer. Available at: Preprint - http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/13176/ Lunch and coffee will be provided. Abstract: The nature of the product to be discovered guides the reasoning to discover it. Biologists and medical researchers often search for mechanisms. The "new mechanistic philosophy of science" provides resources about the nature of… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Dr. Lindley Darden – The Product Guides the Process: Discovering Disease Mechanisms

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October 2017

Research Seminar with Dr. Alice Dreger – Twenty Years Working Toward Intersex Rights

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IHPST Lounge

We will be discussing: Dreger, Alice, “Twenty Years of Working Toward Intersex Rights.” (forthcoming) Bioethics in Action edited by Francoise Baylis and Alice Dreger. Cambridge University Press. Abstract: Like a lot of academics who have become advocates for patients and medical research subjects, I took up intersex rights work two decades ago because what was occurring in clinics looked so wrong – so patently irrational and unethical – it not only seemed necessary to change, it seemed it would be easy to change.… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Dr. Alice Dreger – Twenty Years Working Toward Intersex Rights

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November 2017

Research seminar with Nick Rasmussen

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IHPST Lounge + Google Map

We will be discussing: Rasmussen, Nicolas, “Group Weight Loss and Multiple Screening: A Tale of Two Heart Disease Programs and the Problems of Postwar American Public Health.” Abstract: In the immediate postwar period, in a context of ambitious health system reform, heart disease was recognised as the most important public health threat in the United States and obesity its chief tractable driver.  The genesis and fate of two major heart disease control programs to emerge from this period offers insight… Continue Reading Research seminar with Nick Rasmussen

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December 2017

Research seminar with Cheryl Misak

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IHPST Lounge + Google Map

We will be discussing: Misak, Cheryl, “Ch. 8 The foundations are so philosophical” in Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers Participants are expected to read this chapter in advance. If you are planning to participate, write to Sunguk Jung (jung.sunguk@mail.utoronto.ca) for a copy of it. Join us for this exciting event! Lunch, coffee and tea will be provided.

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