Thursday, 18 March 2010

EVENT: Feminist Philosophy Conference Canada - June

Conference Announcement

International Association for Women Philosophers 

XIV IAPh Symposium 2010

Feminism, Science and Values 

June 25-28, 2010 
The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
co-hosted by the Department of Philosophy
and the Rotman Institute of  Science and Values

Featuring keynote addresses by  Barbara Duden (Leibniz Universität Hannover), 
Lisa Gannett (St. Mary's University),  Sarah Richardson University of Massachusetts, Amherst),
Vandana Shiva
 (Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology) 
and  Nancy Tuana (Penn State University) 

This will be the International Association of Women Philosophers' ( first meeting in Canada and only its second meeting in North America. 

Session themes will include:
  • Race, Genomics and Social Values
  • Researching Sex Differences: Feminist Critiques and Their Antecedents
  • Facts in Feminist Philosophy
  • "Female Complaints": Medicine, Markets and Women's Health
  • Beauvoir and Arendt on Science
  • Feminism and Empiricism (Quinean Themes)
  • Technology and Intervention in Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Sex and Gender: Military Contexts
  • Reconsidering Values in Feminist Philosophy of Science
  • Reductionism, Determinism and Feminist Values
  • Disability and Dependence
  • Gender and Sport
  • Science and Values: Global Perspectives

Registration and full program information can be found at:

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