On 21 November, this half-day workshop will address issues raised by Henk W. de Regt’s Lakatos Award-winning book, Understanding Scientific Understanding.



Thursday 21 November 2019, Lakatos Building, LSE

14:00 Henk W. de Regt (Radboud University): “Précis of Understanding Scientific Understanding” LAK 2.06
14:20 Christoph Baumberger (ETH Zürich): “Understanding as a multi-dimensional concept” LAK 2.06
15:00 Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter): “Using organisms as models for life: Performative and social skills for understanding” LAK 2.06
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 Phyllis Illari (UCL): “Understanding supernovae” LAK 2.06
16:40 Mauricio Suárez (Complutense University Madrid): “Scientific Understanding as Minimal Representation” LAK 2.06
17:20 Hasok Chang (University of Cambridge): “Understanding and knowledge as ability” LAK 2.06


This event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL with no ticketing or pre-registration required. Seating will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.



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.



LSE offers convenient childcare services near campus. Visit the LSE Nursery Homepage for more information and to apply.