Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer notre prochaine Colloque, qui se tiendra à Rome du 2 au 3 août dans le cadre du 25e Congrès Mondial de Philosophie à Rome, prévu du 1er au 8 août. Le thème de notre conférence est 'Compréhension scientifique.' 

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Conference on the Role of Experts: Scientific Advisors and Public Management
XXIX Conference on Contemporary Philosophy and Methodology of Science

The planned completion dates are 7 (Thursday) and 8 (Friday) March 2024. 
Matriculation period from February 1 to 23, 2024. 
Venue at the University of A Coruña, Campus of Ferrol. 
This Conference on the Role of Experts: Scientific Advisors and Public Management is fully in tune with one of the lines of research proposed for the Ferrol Industrial Campus. 
The invited speakers are the following: 

Martin Carrier, Professor of Philosophy at the German University of Bielefeld and author of the paper "What does Good Science-Based Advice to Politics Look Like?", published in 2021 in the Journal for General Philosophy of Science. He has the 2018 Werner-Heisenberg Medal of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation. 

Richard Bradley, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics and an expert in risk estimation and decision making. 

Javier Ordoñez, Professor Emeritus of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he has been Vice-Rector for Research. He has also been a researcher at the Max Planck in Berlin for many years. 

Inmaculada Melo-Martín is Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell University in New York and has published two books at Oxford University Press. She has been President of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. She is a member of the European Academy of Sciences. 

Anna Estany Profitós, Professor Emeritus of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and co-editor of the volume (in Spanish) Institutional Design and Democratic Innovations, published in 2021.

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Dernières publications de nos membres

Jan Faye: The Biological and Social Dimensions of Human Knowledge

The purpose of this book is to demonstrate that natural selection has adapted human sense impressions to deliver reliable information without meeting the traditional commitments for having knowledge. In connection with memory, sensory and bodily information provides an animal with experiential knowledge. Experiential knowledge helps an animal to navigate its environment. Moreover, experiential knowledge has different functions depending on whether the deliverance of information stems from the organism’s external or internal senses.

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Published in 2023.

Jesus Pedro Bonilla Zamora: La nada nadea

Nihilism (the thesis that existence lacks an absolute, transcendent or objective value) is supposed to be the dominant philosophy of our time, but very few philosophers have expressly defended it. This book explains in accessible language the meanings of nihilism and its historical evolution, and shows why its main manifestations (atheism, ethical relativism, determinism and relativism) are extremely reasonable. The book ends by proposing a "friendly nihilism." More info

Published in 2023 

Valentin Bazhanov: A.V. Vasiliev. Nikolai I. Lobachevsky (1792 - 1856). 

This book is the most complete scientific biography of N.I. Lobachevsky, which was prepared for thirty years by the prominent Russian mathematician A.V. Vasiliev (1853-1929). Its circulation was completely destroyed by the Soviet censorship in 1927. The proofreading miraculously preserved. It was found in 1990, which made it possible to recreate this book. It describes Lobachevsky's life and scientific work: his discovery of non-Euclidean geometry, his work in analysis, applied mathematics, and astronomy. His interests in philosophy, logic, pedagogy, as well as his activities as rector of Kazan University discussed.

Published in 2023  

Valentin Bazhanov: Cultural Brain – Neuroscience – Mathematics.

The book considers the system "brain-culture-society" through the prism of the Kantian research program in modern neuroscience. It is shown that the interaction of the elements of this system and numerous feedbacks between them lead to the formation of a "cultural (social)" brain, whose features at the level of mass phenomena in turn predetermine certain features of culture. The intertwining of natural and sociocultural trajectories of human development, which analyzed in the context of naturalism and sociocentrism, leads to the idea of the possibility of their synthesis and the unity of the foundations of proto-mathematical, mathematical and artistic cognitive abilities. These points illustrated with examples from logic, mathematics, biology and musical creativity.

Published in 2022.

AIPS a été créée en 1947 par un religieux dominicain belge, le Père Stanislas Dockx, philosophe et théologien mais aussi physicien et mathématicien, soucieux de synthèse et de critique épistémologique.

Le but de l'Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences est de tenter de faire synthèse sur des questions essentielles de philosophie des sciences, en interdisciplinarité, au-delà de tous les clivages (nationaux, linguistiques, institutionnels, d'options philosophiques), dans un esprit de recherche libre et exigeante, dont on partage les résultats en vue d'un débat critique et intellectuellement fructueux, dans un cadre favorisant le contact personnel et cordial entre chercheurs.

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Conseil académique

prof. JURE ZOVKO - Président

prof. MICHEL GHINS - Vice président

Prof. REINHARD KAHLEVice président

Prof. MARCO BUZZONI - Assesseur

Prof. GINO TAROZZI -   Assesseur

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Déclaration sur l'Ukraine

Déclaration de l'Académie internationale de philosophie des sciences (Bruxelles) sur l'agression de la Russie contre l'Ukraine

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