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Stéphanie Ruphy (École normale supérieure / Université Paris Sciences & Lettres)

The Department of Philosophy at UQAM invites us on the upcoming 12th and 13th of October to attend the Hugues-Leblanc Conferences 2023, during which Professor Stéphanie Ruphy (École normale supérieure / Université Paris Sciences & Lettres) will offer a presentation on the theme “Science and Democracy.”


Thursday, October 12

15:00-17:00: Stéphanie Ruphy (ENS/PSL)

Scientific Research and Political Commitment: Must We Choose?

Comment by Amandine Catala (Department of Philosophy, UQAM & Canada Research Chair on Injustice and Epistemic Agency)

Friday, October 13

10:30-12:30: Stéphanie Ruphy (ENS/PSL)

The Unpredictability of Scientific Investigation: What Are the Consequences for Research Governance?

Comment by Julien Prud’homme (Department of Humanities, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières & CIRST)

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30-15:30: Stéphanie Ruphy (ENS/PSL)

Are the Merits (and Limits) of Participatory Democracy Transferable to Scientific Research?

Comment by Jocelyn Maclure (Department of Philosophy, McGill University & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Human Nature and Technology)

15:45-16:30: General Discussion

All activities will take place at W-5215 (UQAM, Department of Philosophy, 455 Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, H2L 4Y2).

The conferences will also be broadcast live on the Internet.

Mandatory registration at the following address: https://uqam.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqceusrT0iE9zaL-mbJpuHa85o6K2aISMW

For any additional information, please consult the conference page: https://philo.uqam.ca/conferences/conferences-hugues-leblanc/

Organized by Vincent Guillin with the generous support of the Department of Philosophy at UQAM; the Vice-Deanship for Research of the FSH (UQAM), CIRST, the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Life Sciences (UQAM), and the Canada Research Chair on Injustice and Epistemic Agency (UQAM).