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8th April 2021: Research seminar online - Michael Klenk (Technische Universiteit Delft): Moral Judgement and Moral Progress: The Problem of Cognitive Control

8th April 2021: Research seminar online - Michael Klenk (Technische Universiteit Delft): Moral Judgement and Moral Progress: The Problem of Cognitive Control

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 8th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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A new publication co-authored by Piotr Bystranowski in Law and Human Behavior

A new publication co-authored by Piotr Bystranowski in Law and Human Behavior

We conducted a meta-analysis to examine whether numeric decision-making in law is susceptible to the effect of (possibly arbitrary) values present in the decision contexts (anchoring effect) and to investigate which factors might moderate this effect.
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11th March 2021: Research seminar online - Michał Klincewicz (Tilburg University / Jagiellonian University): Consequences of unexplainable machine learning for the notions of a trusted doctor and patient autonomy

11th March 2021: Research seminar online - Michał Klincewicz (Tilburg University / Jagiellonian University): Consequences of unexplainable machine learning for the notions of a trusted doctor and patient autonomy

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, March 11th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Piotr Bystranowski received a PhD!

Piotr Bystranowski received a PhD!

We are proud to announce that Piotr Bystranowski, an assistant researcher in the BIOUNCERTAINTY project, has received his PhD at the Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Law and Administration, on the basis of his dissertation "Proxy Criminalization and its Justification". His advisor was Wojciech Załuski (Jagiellonian University). The dissertation was reviewed by Antony Duff (University of Stirling) and Alon Harel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). Congratulations!
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4th March 2021: Research seminar online - Adrian Stencel (Jagiellonian University), Javier Suárez (Jagiellonian University): When you are forced to being nice. Multicellularity is more about coercion than about altruism

4th March 2021: Research seminar online - Adrian Stencel (Jagiellonian University), Javier Suárez (Jagiellonian University): When you are forced to being nice. Multicellularity is more about coercion than about altruism

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, March 4th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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25th February 2021: Research seminar online - Nora Heinzelmann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg): Higher-order uncertainty in bioethical judgements

25th February 2021: Research seminar online - Nora Heinzelmann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg): Higher-order uncertainty in bioethical judgements

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, February 25th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Call for papers: Synthese Topical Collection 'Evidence in law and ethics'

Call for papers: Synthese Topical Collection 'Evidence in law and ethics'

Guest editors: Adam Dyrda, Tomasz Żuradzki. Deadline: July 18, 2021.
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Vilius Dranseika: peer commentary in AJOB Neuroscience

Vilius Dranseika: peer commentary in AJOB Neuroscience

Vilius Dranseika wrote an open peer commentary to Zawadzki and Adamczyk's target article: "Personality and Authenticity in Light of the Memory-Modifying Potential of Optogenetics". The article and commentaries were published in the new issue of AJOB Neuroscience.
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28th January 2021: Research seminar online - Alex Broadbent (University of Johannesburg): Robo-epidemiology: Machine learning, causal inference and public health

28th January 2021: Research seminar online - Alex Broadbent (University of Johannesburg): Robo-epidemiology: Machine learning, causal inference and public health

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, January 28th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Mariusz Maziarz and Martin Zach: new publication in History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Mariusz Maziarz and Martin Zach: new publication in History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

In this short paper we raise the issue of assessing the quality of evidence from epidemiological agent-based models with respect to the problem of confounding. The unprecedented spread of the novel coronavirus requires governments worldwide to make decisions regarding mitigation and suppression measures. Some of these decisions have been based on agent-based models (ABMs) (Adam 2020), which are an emerging group of epidemiological models that supplement the traditional compartmental models.
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[Important! Event date changed] 21th January 2021: Research seminar online - Matt Bennett (University of Essex): When experts meet policy: Recommendations and judging trustworthiness.

[Important! Event date changed] 21th January 2021: Research seminar online - Matt Bennett (University of Essex): When experts meet policy: Recommendations and judging trustworthiness.

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, January 21th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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7th January 2021: Research seminar online - Bartosz Biskup (Jagiellonian University): Why marriage? Ungrounded essentialism in theories of marriage.

7th January 2021: Research seminar online - Bartosz Biskup (Jagiellonian University): Why marriage? Ungrounded essentialism in theories of marriage.

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, January 7th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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What do philosophers and social scientists say about the coronavirus?

What do philosophers and social scientists say about the coronavirus?

Last months both general public and scientific world is concerned about one thing only - and it is of course the pandemic of an infectious disease Covid-19 caused by novel coronavirus SARS-Cov-2. Philosophers and social scientists are among those who analise the global pandemic and the responses to it. Below we present an overview of the most interesting philosophical articles.
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