In This Section Events News News Recent news from the Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science Samuel Fletcher awarded NSF CAREER grant MCPS fellow and board member Samuel C. Fletcher has been awarded a 5-year, $442,998 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new conceptual foundations for… Ruth Shaw elected to National Academy of Sciences Congratulations to Ruth Shaw (MCPS fellow and board member) newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences The Argument Clinic Samuel Fletcher adds a pedagogical note in the American Philosophical Association's "Teaching and Learning Video Series" The Argument Clinic. MCPS remembers C. Wade Savage We are sad to announce that former Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science (MCPS) Director, C. Wade Savage, passed away at the age of 88 in November 2020. Professor Savage… Lauren Wilson awarded Yudof fellowship We are delighted to announce that Philosophy PhD candidate and MCPS graduate student fellow, Lauren Wilson, has been awarded one of the Yudof fellowships for the 2021-2022… Spring Colloquium Join us for the Friday colloquia. The online webinars are held on Fridays at 3:35pm CST via Zoom: January 29, February 12, March 12. International Post Doc Forums The International Postdoc Forum for the Philosophy of Science will showcase virtual research presentations from international scholars with commentaries from local Minnesota… Megan Moore awarded IDF at MCPS Megan Moore (Anthropology) has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) with the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science for the 2020-2021 academic year… Evaluating risk and medical treatment in the time of coronavirus MCPS Director Alan C, Love (Philosophy) and Steven D. Stovitz (Family Medicine and Community Health) have a commentary published in the Los Angeles Times (May 7, 2020) on the… Sara Parhizgari selected as recipient for 2020-2021 Josephine de Karman Fellowship Sara Parhizgari awarded a prestigious 2020-2021 Josephine de Karman Fellowship MCPS cancels spring meetings In response to the COVID-19 health concerns, all in-person MCPS activities have been cancelled for the remainder of the spring semester. The Center office will be answering… Samuel Fletcher named McKnight Land-Grant Professor Center Fellow, Samuel C. Fletcher (Philosophy) has been awarded a McKnight professorship for 2020-2022. Beyond the Meme Interdisciplinary perspectives on cultural evolution that reject meme theory in favor of a complex understanding of dynamic change over time New Project: The Many Faces of Reproducibility The Many Faces of Reproducibility is a three-year project supported by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota involving an interdisciplinary exploration of… Yoshinari Yoshida Receives Baruch Spinoza Travel Award Philosophy graduate student and MCPS graduate student fellow, Yoshinari Yoshida, has been selected to receive the 2019 Baruch Spinoza travel award. Marlene Zuk MCPS Board member Professor Marlene Zuk (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences History and Philosophy of Science Essay Prize Runner-Up The contest’s runner-up the essay is “History and Philosophy of Science after the Practice-Turn: From Inherent Tension to Local Integration” by Max W. Dresow of the Department… The Neurophilosophy of Memory: Reconciling Stable Engrams and Neural Dynamics The neurobiology of memory is the study of engrams—the neural mechanisms responsible for forming, storing, and retrieving memories. Sara Parhizgari recipient of a Diversity Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from MIT Sara Parhizgari is a recipient for the award of a 2018–2019 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship through the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS). Tenth Annual Science Studies Symposium We held the Tenth Annual Science Studies Symposium this past January. The talk was centered around new research models and changes in the realm of scientific cooperation.