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Vilius Dranseika: peer commentary in AJOB Neuroscience
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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
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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
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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.
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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.

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.
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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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Mariusz Maziarz received a PhD!

Mariusz Maziarz received a PhD!

We are proud to announce that Mariusz, assistant researcher in the BIOUNCERTAINTY project, has received his PhD at the Wrocław University of Economics, on the basis of his book "The Philosophy of Causality in Economics. Causal Inferences and Policy Proposals". Congratulations!
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Vilius Dranseika
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17th December 2020: Research seminar online - Vilius Dranseika (INCET JU): Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and the Right to Withdraw from Research: A Cross-linguistic Replication of Tobia (2016)

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, 17th of December, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Maciej Juzaszek: new article in Revus

If someone denied the existence of resultant moral luck, s/he would probably argue that the no-fault compensation system is fairer than a standard account of tort liability. Agents are not responsible for the consequences and harms they cause but only for the risks they create. David Enoch recently argued that such an approach lacks personal liability taken on by agents. I believe that Enoch’s position is incoherent and taking responsibility is irrelevant for tort liability.
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A paper co-authored by Vilius Dranseika on the Oxford University Press 'Best of 2020' list!

A paper co-authored by Vilius Dranseika - a researcher in the BIOUNCERTAINTY project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the Jagiellonian University - has been proclaimed one of the three best articles published in The British Journal of Aesthetics in 2020. Congratulations!
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10th December 2020: Research seminar online - Mariusz Maziarz (INCET/IF UJ), Adrian Stencel (IF UJ): Drug repurposing for COVID-19: The problem of excessive hypothesis testing
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10th December 2020: Research seminar online - Mariusz Maziarz (INCET/IF UJ), Adrian Stencel (IF UJ): Drug repurposing for COVID-19: The problem of excessive hypothesis testing

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'Drug repurposing for COVID-19: The problem of excessive hypothesis testing' and it will be delivered by Mariusz Maziarz (INCET/IF UJ) and Adrian Stencel (IF UJ). The seminar will take place on Thursday, 10th of December, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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26th November 2020: Research seminar online - Przemysław Zawadzki (Jagiellonian University): Personality and authenticity in light of the memory-modifying potential of optogenetics
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26th November 2020: Research seminar online - Przemysław Zawadzki (Jagiellonian University): Personality and authenticity in light of the memory-modifying potential of optogenetics

We have the pleasure to invite you to a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'Personality and authenticity in light of the memory-modifying potential of optogenetics' and it will be delivered by Przemysław Zawadzki (Jagiellonian University). The seminar will take place on Thursday, 26th of November, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Okładka czasopisma AJoB, 12.2020.
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Tomasz Żuradzki and Karolina Wiśniowska: new publication in The American Journal of Bioethics

In this paper, we use an innovative, empirical, and–as yet–rarely applied method in bioethics, namely corpus analysis. By demonstrating the ambiguity of the concept of dignity discernible when analyzing its use in normative contexts, our work is a novel contribution to the debates among the historians of ideas about conceptual identity and conceptual drift.
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12th November 2020: Research seminar online - Lee Elkin (Jagiellonian University): Normative Uncertainty Meets Social Choice Theory
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12th November 2020: Research seminar online - Lee Elkin (Jagiellonian University): Normative Uncertainty Meets Social Choice Theory

We have the pleasure to invite you to a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'Normative Uncertainty Meets Social Choice Theory' and it will be delivered by Lee Elkin (Jagiellonian University). The seminar will take place on Thursday, 12th of November, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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