The latest CauSci news are posted here, including a link to the CauSci Newsletter.
CauSci is a 4-year interdisciplinary research project, funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) and hosted by UMB School of Economics and Business. The aim is to investigate some unresolved issues within the sciences related to causation, while also getting a better philosophical understanding of the notion of causation.
Filosofikafeen er et uformelt og populærvitenskapelig forum for å presentere og diskutere filosofiske tema med introduksjonsforedrag. Her kan du kombinere lunsjpausen med filosofisk debatt, innledet av inviterte forskere. Vi holder til i biblioteket i Tårnbygningen. Alle er velkomne!
The UMB Philosophy & Science Forum started up in the spring 2011. The forum provides an interdisciplinary meeting place for people at UMB to present, discuss and advance topics related to the theory and philosophy of science. Lectures are open for all.
We here publish podcasts, slides or handouts from the UMB PhilSci forum and the Philosophy Café.
The CauSci team at HH teaches a 300-module at UMB on the topic Causation in Science. The course gives 5 credits and is open for all students interested in the philosophical and methodological foundations of science.
This project brings together academics from a range of backgrounds to consider the theoretical foundation of causation. A large international network of philosophers and scientists is recruited, plus two institutional partners.
CauSci has two institutional partners: SVT in Bergen and Department of Philosophy in Nottingham. In addition, many of the CauSci researchers are involved in related projects and networks.
The theoretical background of this project is a dispositional theory of causation, developed in Mumford and Anjum's book Getting Causes From Powers, which is now out at Oxford University Press. This article offers a brief introduction to the theory.
CauSci has a Twitter account where we tweet about events such as workshops, conferences, publications, visitors and other news related to the project.