NOTCOM Science and consensus in the 17th century

Parker – Reading Session

  Samuel Parker reading group [14 FEBRUARY 2024] Led by Mogens Laerke. This session will be on “The Proleptic Principles of Samuel Parker,” a draft paper on common Epicurean and Gassendist elements in Parker’s...

Forum Descartes 2024

  Our postdocs will be speaking on January, 18 at the Institut d’études avancées de Paris, Hôtel de Lauzun, 17 quai d’Anjou, 75004, salle des Gardes.  15.00: Niall Dilucia (CNRS, IHRIM / MFO), “Natural Philosophy as...

Digby – Reading Session

  Digby reading group [14 December 2023] With Niall Dilucia. Participants: Mogens Laerke, Louis Rouquayrol, Emily Kent (Edinburgh University). Location: Maison Française d’Oxford. Notcom offices. Time: 2-4pm.            

Annual Conference 2023

On November 8, the Notcom team and its pool of collaborators held their annual advisory board meeting at the Maison Française d’Oxford. This was followed by a two-day conference on ” Axioms, Hypotheses, and...

Oxford History of Science Turns 50

25-26 September 2023: “Oxford History of Science Turns 50” This two-day in person event is organised by the Oxford Centre for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology with support from the History Faculty,...

New Work in Early Modern Philosophy and Science

  20 November, 2-6pm: “New Work in Early Modern Philosophy and Science.” Location: Fitzjames I (John Roberts Room), Merton College, Oxford. Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD. (This is an accessible room.  An accessibility guide...

Science and Consensus Today

    Constructivist orientations in the sociology of science emerging from the late 1970s onward have explored at length the mechanisms at work in the background of scientific consensus formation. In Thomas Kuhn already,...

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