Susan G Sterrett
Slides, Talks & Miscellany
SOME PAST TALKS
Commentary on "What Caused the Bhopal Disaster?" The Philosophical Importance of Pragmatic Details" by Brian Hanley, in Symposium Session on Environmental Disaster and Pragmatic Details, 2019 Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Denver, Colorado, February 20 - 23, 2019.
"The Constructal Law in Historical Perspective" at Constructal Law and Second Law Conference, at University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil., March 11 - 13, 2019. (cancelled due to personal reasons)
"Models and Similarity: A Matter of Psychology or a Matter of Physics?"
Dept of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Birmingham, January 10, 2019
Jemison Visiting Professorship Lecture at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. January 11, 2019.
"The Genius of the 'Original Imitation Game' Test." (Invited Keynote) at "Rethinking, Reworking, and Revolutionising the Turing Test: Interdisciplinary Conference 2018", University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. November 15th & 16th, 2018. https://turingtest2018.wordpress.com/
"The Role of Basic Units in a System of Units" (Poster) at PSA2018 (Philosophy of Science Association Biennial Meeting) November 2, 2018 sterrettroleofbasicunitsposterfrompptemplate.pptx
"Analogous Principles: The Use of Analogy in the Work of Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Alan Turing" (invited) at UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico. September 11, 2018
"Scale Models, Invariants, and Similarity" 8th Models and Simulation Conference (MS8), March 15th-17th, 2018
"Does it take a Village to Train a Computer?" (invited)
'Ethics, Computing, and Artificial Intelligence" conference at Dartmouth College, November 14-15th, 2017. https://philosophy.dartmouth.edu/events/event?event=48611#.W022yOlnlUQ
"The Future of the Constructal Theory in Historical Perspective: Intimations of the 'Unity of Truth'" Franklin Institute Awards Symposium, The Inn at Villanova University, April 18th, 2018 (Invited) https://constructal.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/villanova-symposium.pdf
"Schema, Perception and Memory in Social Interaction" [2017 Version] Department of Philosophy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. September 29, 2017.
"Experimentation on Analogue Models" SPSP (Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice) 2016. June 17th - 19th, 2016 Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ http://www.philosophy-science-practice.org/en/events/sixth-spsp-glassboro-nj-2016/ SPSP 2016
"Disciplining Little Models" HOPOS (History of Philosophy of Science) 2016. June 23rd - 25th, 2016. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. http://hopos2016.umn.edu/welcome
"The Use of Analogy in the Works of Darwin, Einstein, and Turing" 8th Quadrennial International Fellows Conference, July 11th - 13th, Lund, Sweden. This paper is constantly being revised and expanded; a later version was presented at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. in March 2018, and an updated version will be presented in Mexico City in September 2018.
TALKS - selected online resources
"Experimentation on Analogues", PSX3 (Philosophy of Scientific Experimentation III), Department of Physics, University of Boulder Campus, Boulder, Colorado. October 5 - 6, 2012. Slides available: SlidesBoulderTalk
"Frege and Hilbert on the Foundations of Geometry (1994 Talk)." Talk presented at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Student Colloquium. available on Philosophy of Science Archive at http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/723/
"The Use of Analogy in the Works of Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Alan Turing" Slides and draft text of Inaugural Lecture for Curtis D. Gridley Distinguished Professorship in History & Philosophy of Science. https://www.academia.edu/10675823/