On 25 October, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Sabina Leonelli’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study.



Thursday 25 October 2018, Lakatos Building, LSE

Chair: Roman Frigg

14:00 Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter): “Data-Centric Biology” LAK.206
14:20 Samir Okasha (University of Bristol): “Philosophy of Science in the Age of Big Data: Reflections on Sabina Leonelli’s ‘Data-centric Biology'” LAK.206
15:20 Samuel Schindler (Aarhus University): “On Data Journeys: from ‘Raw’ to Evidential” LAK.206
16:05 Coffee Break
16:25 James Nguyen (University College London and Institute of Philosophy): “Data, Models, and Data Models” LAK.206
17:25 Michela Massimi (University of Edinburgh): “Data, Evidence, and Agents” LAK.206

Each talk is followed by a short (5min) reply by Sabina Leonelli and then an open discussion.



All talks take place in the Lakatos Building, LSE.

For further help finding your way to LSE, see the LSE Maps and Directions website, or the Lakatos building special needs access guide via DisabledGo.



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