8–9 January 2015: “EBM+: Evidence of mechanisms in evidence-based medicine.”

Canterbury campus of the University of Kent, in Woolf SR5.

Thursday 8th January 2015
1-2pm: Andy Fugard (Psychology, UCL): Exploring psychological treatment mechanisms using data from TAU. Slides
2-3pm: Michael Wilde (Philosophy, Kent): Evidence and the epistemic theory of causality. Slides.
3-3.30pm: Coffee break
3.30-4.30pm: Veli-Pekka Parkkinen (Philosophy, Kent): Mechanism-based extrapolation reconsidered. Slides Audio.
4.30-5.30pm: Jon Williamson (Philosophy, Kent): Causation in Systems Medicine – Epistemological and Metaphysical Challenges. Slides Audio.

8pm Workshop dinner

Friday 9th January 2015
9.30-10.30am:  Phyllis Illari (Science and Technology Studies, UCL): Dupré’s attack on mechanism – What to say about evidence. Slides.
10.30-11am: Coffee break
11-12pm: Alex Fiorentino (Medicine, Tufts): cancelled.
12-1.30pm: Lunch
1.30-2.30pm: Sarah Wieten (Philosophy, Durham) Slides Audio.
2.30-3.30pm: Brendan Clarke (Science and Technology Studies, UCL) and Federica Russo (Philosophy, Amsterdam): Causation in medicine. Slides Audio.

There’s a workshop report in The Reasoner here.