Journal for General Philosophy of Science

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 137–140 | Cite as

The Generalized Theory of Evolution, January 31–February 3, 2018, Dusseldorf

  • Francesco Suman

A group of scholars from a broad range of disciplines, from humanities and hard sciences, met at the Haus der Universitaet, Schadowplatz 14, at the Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (DCLPS), University of Dusseldorf, with the aim of critically discussing the viability of a new synthesis between the biological and the social sciences, with the evolutionary theory serving as the epistemological backbone of such a synthesis.

The conference, at its inaugural edition, was held between January 31 and February 3 and it was organized by Karim Baraghith, Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla, Corina Strößner and Gerhard Schurz, from the DCLPS of the University of Dusseldorf.

Two parallel sessions were alternated by two plenary lectures every day. 7 plenary lectures were given by the invited speakers Daniel Dennett (Tufts University), Eva Jablonka (Tel Aviv University), Ruth Mace (University College London), Alex Mesoudi (University of Exeter), Thomas Reydon (University of...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent Scholar, PhD in Philosophy of BiologyPaduaItaly

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