Category Archives: Summer 2014

Second Workshop and Royal Institution Lectures audiovisual now available

A lot has been happening at Kant and Laws over the summer. Our public outreach continued with the 2014 Royal Institution lectures (which you can read about below) and our second annual workshop: ‘Kant and the Laws of Physics’, held … Continue reading

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Videos of Newton/Kant Colloquium Now Online

The videos for our Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Newton, Kant and the Newtonianism of the Eighteenth Century held at IASH are now online.  Four excellent talks—from Thomas Ahnert, John Henry, Michela Massimi and Eric Schliesser—on two of the most important thinkers … Continue reading

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Karl Friston at the Royal Institution

Our last public lecture for this year’s series on Biological Complexity at the Royal Institution was delivered by Karl Friston, Wellcome Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL. Karl has done seminal work in theoretical neuroscience and he is currently working on Bayesian … Continue reading

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Sandra Mitchell at the Royal Institution

Lovely evening at the Ri with Sandra Mitchell’s talk on Unsimple Truths and how biological complexity changes our ideas about emergency and explanation. From the Newtonian rules of reasoning to honey bees and flocks of starlings, Sandra pointed out the … Continue reading

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2014 Ri Lectures

As part of our public outreach, we are looking forward to our second Royal Institution lecture this Tuesday, the 10th June, in which Prof. Sandra Mitchell of the University of Pittsburgh will deliver a talk entitled ‘Unsimple Truths: How Biological … Continue reading

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John O’Keefe at the Royal Institution

What an evening we had at the Royal Institution in London tonight. A sold-out event — room packed, and UCL Provost (Prof. Michael Arthur) present too. The first of this year’s public lectures kicked off in great style with Prof. … Continue reading

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2014 Ri Lectures

As part of our public outreach, the first 2014 Royal Institution lecture from the Kant and the Laws of Nature project is today.  Professor John O’Keefe (recent recipient of the prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience) is giving a talk entitled … Continue reading

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