Lectures and Presentations

On Friday, February 8, 2007, the Department of Philosophy, the Core Commitments grant project, the Office of Undergraduate Research, The Ethics Center Initiative, and the QEP for Information Fluency presented two lectures by Dr. Stephen P. Turner.  The first, from 1:00-2:00 p.m., was “What’s New in Research Ethics?”  The second, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., was “The Norms of Science: The History of an Idea.”

Dr. Turner is Graduate Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Florida and author of several books in the history and philosophy of social science and statistics.  He is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Weber and the co-author of the standard history of American Sociology, The Impossible Science.  His writing and research also concern science studies, patronage and the politics and economics of science, normativity, and the implications of cognitive neuroscience for social theory.  Please see the link to the flyer/advertisement, here https://ucfcorecommitments.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/researchethicsflyer.pdf