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Time and place: Aug. 29, 2016 9:15 AM - Aug. 31, 2016 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, CSMN: Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 652

The course will discuss the nature of conceptual development in general, and specific instances from various domains (science, social/political, and formal disciplines), with an ambition to inform philosophical methodology. Core topics include purposes, aims and mechanisms for developing/revising/engineering concepts, and development of causal concepts as an illustration.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2016, University of Oslo, CSMN: Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 652

The course will discuss the nature of conceptual development in general, and specific instances from various domains (science, social/political, and formal disciplines), with an ambition to inform philosophical methodology. Core topics include purposes, aims and mechanisms for developing/revising/engineering concepts, and development of causal concepts as an illustration.