Scientific papers

Interdisciplinarity: goals and conditions

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FINALLY PUBLISHED! “Our view of interdisciplinarity takes very seriously the long training any specialist has to undertake in order to acquire the huge knowledge and the tuned epistemological attitudes necessary to master his or her research methods and protocols. Indeed, we think that a successful interdisciplinary project would educate its participants into this respectful view […]

Acknowledgements

In silico modeling: the human factor

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The editors thank Dr. Emanuele Serrelli for his editorial assistance in realizing this monographic issue: Marta Bertolaso and Miles MacLeod, eds., In Silico Modeling: The Human Factor, Issue 30 of Humana.Mente, June 2015. The work was done as a Project Manager of the Bio-Techno-Practice Research Empowering Hub.

Events

Interdisciplinary Workshop on Robustness – Engineering Science

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Interdisciplinary Workshop on Robustness – Engineering Science Rome, February 5th – 6th, 2015 Part of the Bio-Techno-Practice project See program on Academia.edu Talks: Gabriele Oliva – Robustness: A systems engineering point of view Lorenzo Farina – Robustness through feedback: Benefits and limitations Miles McLeod – Closing rhetorical gaps is healthy for everyone: The robustness of […]

Scientific collaborations

Bio-Techno-Practice

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Bio-Techno-Practice is an International and Interdisciplinary Laboratory devoted to the analysis of concepts emerging from science with philosophical, cultural and sociological relevance, and gathers researchers (scientists and philosophers) from different countries and universities. This allows foreseeing future trends for research and investments by focusing on the convergences among life and human sciences, physics and engineering. BTP […]

Events

Interdisciplinary Workshop on Robustness

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Goal of the workshop is to rise relevant questions as well as to encourage interdisciplinary discussions surrounding the topic of Robustness. 2014, October 14 (09.30) – 16 (17.30) Location Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma Via Álvaro del Portillo, 21 00128 Roma Programme October 14th 09:30 – 10.30  Plenary Session – Gerald H. Pollack 11.00 – […]

Acknowledgements

The Nature of Classification

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I am cited in John S. Wilkins and Malte C. Ebach’s thoughtful book The Nature of Classification. Relationships and Kinds in the Natural Sciences, 2014.I am grateful to John Wilkins, colleague and friend, for the fascinating conversations we had; to both authors for mentioning my name; and to Alessandro Minelli for pointing out this reference […]

Media

Interviews at the Lisbon Summer School on Evolution

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These interviews were conducted at the 2013 International Summer School on Evolution which was organized by the Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab in collaboration with Ciência Viva, and held at Ciência Viva’s Pavilion of Knowledge in Lisbon, Portugal. In the following first video I was interviewed on Philosophy of Biology, the Extended Synthesis, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Niche Construction, […]