Workshops, research groups

Workshops, research groups

  • February 2020: “Multi-attribute scale of harms for assessment of Autonomous Vehicle Technology”, Expert panel discussion coordinated by: W. Bauer, V. Dubljevic, G. List, J. Milojevich, M. Singh, NCSU.
  • March 2017:“’Good Life’ and Machines. Virtues for the technological age”, Emphasis on Ethics symposium, UNC, Asheville.
  • June 2015:“Philosophy of complexity: contingency, laws, simulation (with a
    detour in Leibniz and Russell)”, (A collaborative workshop between U of
    Notre Dame and University of Bucharest). ICUB-IRH (Research Institute in Humanities, the University of Bucharest, Romania), University of Bucharest, Romania.
  • June 2015:“Is Artificial Moral Cognition Possible? An Appraisal Based on Virtue
    Ethics, `Soft computing’ and Particularism”, (A collaborative workshop
    between U of Notre Dame and University of Bucharest). CCEA-ICUB (Center for Research in Applied Ethics), University of Bucharest, Romania.
  • January 2015:“Autonomous Moral Agents”, (Informal talk). Brown-bag talks, University of North Carolina, Asheville.
  • March 2010:“Numerical Simulations and Scientific Discovery: the Genetic Story”, (Informal talk related to a work in progress). History and Philosophy of Science Seminar, University of Leeds, UK. Slides/handouts
  • January 2010:“Spacetime and other metaphysical frustration: notes on the
    dimensionality of spacetime”, (A presentation about the importance of spacetime in metaphysics, centered on the String Theory model of spacetime and its metaphysical implications.). Center for Mind and Metaphysics, University of Leeds, UK. Slides/handouts
  • June 2008:“What to put in a point? Revisions of metaphysics”, (talk). Graduate Philosophy Colloquia, University of California, San Diego.
  • February 2008:“Unification and its Alternatives: A Case study”, (presentation). Eighth Annual All-Grad Research Symposium, UC, San Diego.
  • May 2007:“S. Roush on rivals among super-theories”, (talk). UCSD Graduate Conference: distinguished speaker: Sherrilyn Roush (UC Berkeley), University of California, San Diego.
  • January 2005:“The price to pay for the unification of scientific theories”, (talk). Experimental Philosophy Lab, University of California, San Diego.
  • May 2004:“Modeling the brain with chaos and noise: the partial story”, (talk). Experimental Philosophy Lab, UC, San Diego.
  • September 2001:“How Reliable are Instruments? Optimistic Theory of Measurement in Newton and Descartes”, (workshop presentation). Spaces of Freedom in Modern Thought. Individuals, Reformation Projects, Multiple Societies, Summer School, Tescani (Romania).

Summer Schools, Informal Events, Other Activities

  • July 2009:Second Geneva Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics, Arolla, Switzerland.
  • July-August 2008:Geneva Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics, Arolla, Switzerland.
  • October 1997:(participant). Contemporary Topics in Philosophy of Science, Logic and Cognitive Science: Demarcation and Representation, Predeal, Romania.
  • September 2001:Spaces of freedom in modern thought. Individuals, reformation projects, multiple societies, Tescani, Romania.
  • April-May 1997:(participant). The Romanian-Finnish Colloquium on Contemporary Topics in Philosophy of Science, Logic and Cognitive Science, Predeal, Romania.
  • April 1995:(participant). The Third Oxford-Prague Undergraduate Philosophy Colloquium, Prag, Czech Republic.
  • September 1994:(participant). Autumn School in Political Philosophy, Soveja, Romania.