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Fourth Meeting of the Saint Louis Area Philosophy of Science Association

8:30-9:00: Welcome Coffee and Pastries

9:00-10:10-- Kent Staley (St. Louis University)

Title: How Hertz Secured Experimental Evidence and What Bayesianism Cannot Do

10:10-11:20 - Jimmy Vaught (St Louis University)

Title: Fields and Waves

11:20-12:30 -Peter Boltuc (University of Illinois Springfield)

Title: "Is Non-reductive Machines Consciousness Possible?"

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Either in the Morris University Center or off campus

1:30-2:40 Shannon Spaulding (Washington University Post-doctoral Fellow)

Title: Mirror Neurons are Not Evidence for Simulation Theory

2:40-3:50 Nils Richards (University of Missouri St Louis)

Title: Carving Natural Language at its Joints: Syntax as a Natural-Kind

3:50-5:00 -Carl Craver (Washington University)

Title: Optogenetics and Maker's Knowledge

The workshop will be held at the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability.

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