All sessions will be held in room 313 of the Pyle Center (location info). For information about getting around Madison, local entertainment options, and dining suggestions, please see our Philosopher's Guide to Madison and interactive map.
Below you will find links to the papers for this year's workshop.
Friday - 5/20
9:00am - 10:00am - "Genealogy and Evolvability"
Celso Neto (Leibniz University Hannover)
Chair: Casey Hart (UW-Madison)
10:00am - 11:00am - "Underdetermination in the Developmental Plasticity Debate"
Karen Kovaka (University of Pennsylvania)
11:30am - 12:30pm - "Kin Selection, Multi-Level Selection, Model Selection"
Armin Schulz (University of Kansas)
2:00pm - 3:00pm - "Were All Adaptations Positive Causal Factors of Reproductive Success?"
Wes Anderson (Arizona State University)
3:00pm - 4:00pm - "On Biological Individuality"
Haixin Dang (University of Pittsburgh)
4:30pm - 5:30pm - "Re-engineering Kinds"
Catherine Kendig (Missouri Western State University)
6:00pm - 9:00pm - Dinner at Steenbock's on Orchard
Saturday - 5/21
9:00am - 10:00am - "High Probabilities in Biology Do Not (As a Rule) Explain Better"
Hayley Clatterbuck (University of Rochester)
Chair: Reuben Stern (UW-Madison)
10:00am - 11:00am - "Back to Hempel. Mechanisms, Prediction, and Explanation"
Viorel Paslaru (University of Dayton)
11:30am - 12:30pm - "Abstraction and Probabilities in Evolutionary Theory"
Jessica Pfeifer (UMBC)
1:45pm - 2:45pm - "Inclusive Fitness and the Problem of Honest Communication"
Hannah Rubin (UC-Irvine) and Justin Bruner (Australian National University)
2:45pm - 3:45pm - "Did Darwin Have a Solution to the Species Problem?"
Gourav Nandi (University of Cambridge)
4:00pm - 5:15pm - "Life and Life only" (abstract only)
Laura Franklin-Hall, New York University
Bruce Glymour, Kansas State University
James Justus, Florida State University