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8 December 2022 - 8 December 2022

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Bar Lounge, Durham University Business School

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This is the image alt text Identifying Future-Proof Science by Peter Vickers (book cover)

Book Launch: 'Identifying Future-Proof Science'

All are welcome to attend the book launch and drinks reception for Peter Vickers’ forthcoming book 'Identifying Future-Proof Science' due to be published by Oxford University Press later this year. 

  • First book to directly engage with the question of how to identify future-proof science
  • Takes a transdisciplinary approach in its combination of historical, philosophical, and sociological methods
  • Offers a companion to Alexander Bird's Knowing Science and The Tangle of Science by Nancy Cartwright et. al., both forthcoming with OUP
  • Provides a thorough discussion of the reliability of the immediate scientific knowledge that emerged during the first stages of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Please note that there will be a CHESS Seminar before this event with Dr Joseph D. Martin (Durham University).