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Conference presentations

Videos

Public Lecture: A Philosopher Among the Biologists: How French Philosopher Henri Bergson Helped 20th-Century Biologists Get Creative about Evolution - Linda Hall Library

November 2018

Public Lecture: Coral - Lecture 14 in the HPS in 20 Objects Lecture Series at the University of Leeds

April 2017

HOW BERGSON HELPED 20TH-CENTURY BIOLOGISTS GET CREATIVE ABOUT EVOLUTION

University of Melbourne

June 2019

FRENCH NATURALISTES VS DARWINIAN SPECIALISTS: ALBERT VANDEL AND PIERRE-PAUL GRASSE'S "TRUE" SYNTHESIS

Imagining the Darwinian Revolution: The Place of History in Science workshop

University of Brisbane

June 2019

BERGSON AMONG THE BIOLOGISTS 

British Society for the History of Philosophy Conference

King's College, London

April 2019

HOW BERGSON HELPED 20-TH CENTURY BIOLOGISTS GET CREATIVE ABOUT EVOLUTION

Bergson's Radical Challenge to the Life Sciences Symposium

Trinity College, Oxford

February 2019

L'EVOLUTION CREATRICE DE BERGSON LUE PAR LES BIOLOGISTES

Séminaire du centre François Viète

Université de Nantes

January 2019

PUBLIC LECTURE 'A PHILOSOPHER AMONG THE BIOLOGISTS: HOW FRENCH PHILOSOPHER HENRI BERGSON HELPED 20TH-CENTURY BIOLOGISTS GET CREATIVE ABOUT EVOLUTION

Linda Hall Library, Kansas City

November 2018

THE RECEPTION OF HENRI BERGSON'S CREATIVE EVOLUTION IN FRENCH AND BRITISH BIOLOGY

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

October 2018

FRENCH NATURALISTS VS DARWINIAN SPECIALISTS: ALBERT VANDEL AND PIERRE-PAUL GRASSÉ’S ‘TRUE’ SYNTHESIS' 

European Society for the History of Science Conference

UCL, London

September 2018

HENRI BERGSON’S BIOLOGICAL THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

HOPOS conference

University of Groningen

July 2018

WHY DID BERGSON MATTER FOR SO MANY BIOLOGISTS?

History of Biology Mini Symposium

University of Leeds​

May 2018

THE RECEPTION OF HENRI BERGSON’S CREATIVE EVOLUTION IN FRENCH AND BRITISH BIOLOGY 

PRHS Work In Progress Seminar

University of Leeds

April 2018

CREATIVE EVOLUTION: BRINGING BERGSON BACK INTO THE MODERN SYNTHESIS

History of Science Society Conference

Toronto

November 2017

REALISM EVOLVING: HENRI BERGSON'S BIOLOGICAL THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Get Real!: Realism as a Goal for the Sciences and for HPS Conference

University of Leeds

September 2017

CREATIVE EVOLUTION: BRINGING BERGSON BACK INTO THE MODERN SYNTHESIS FOR

British Society for the History of Science Conference

University of York

July 2017

PUBLIC LECTURE: CORAL OR, A FRAGILE ENIGMA BRINGS LESSONS FROM THE SHALLOWS WITH DR ELLEN CLARKE.

Lecture 14 in the HPS in 20 Objects Lecture Series

University of Leeds

April 2017

A LESSER KNOWN CASE OF 20TH CENTURY INSTITUTIONALIZED LAMARCKISM: PIERRE-PAUL GRASSÉ (1895-1985) 

BSHS postgraduate conference

Florence

April 2017

PIERRE TEILHARD DE CHARDIN. PALAEONTOLOGY, THEOLOGY AND THE MEANING OF LIFE 

Religion and Public Life Research Seminar

Rice University, Houston

January 2017

BIOLOGIE BERGSONIENNE EN THEORIE ET EN PRATIQUE: LE CAS DE JULIAN HUXLEY 

Journées Jeunes Chercheurs de la SFHST

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

November 2016

JULIAN HUXLEY AS A BERGSONIAN BIOLOGIST 

HSTM Network Conference

Dublin City University

November 2016

BERGSON AMONG THE BIOLOGISTS FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE 

Henri Bergson: Thinking Life. Anglo-French Perspectives Symposium

University of Oxford

November 2016

LAMARCKIAN POWER POLITICS: THE CASE OF PIERRE-PAUL GRASSÉ (1895-1985) 

ESHS confernece

Prague

September 2016

BERGSONIAN BIOLOGY IN THEORY AND IN PRACTICE: A NEW INTERPRETATION OF THE EARLY CAREER OF JULIAN HUXLEY

Postgraduate workshop in the History and Philosophy of Biology, Medicine and the Human Sciences

University of Leeds

June 2016

THE METAPHYSICAL NEO-LAMARCKISMS OF ALBERT VANDEL (1894-1980) AND PIERRE-PAUL GRASSÉ (1895-1985)

BSHS Postgraduate Conference

University of Cambridge

January 2016

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