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1. The University of Minnesota Press announces a new book, Atavistic 
Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity, by Dana 
Seitler -- "a provocative exploration of the impact of the human 
sciences on literature, politics, and culture." 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-1.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-1.html

2. Call for papers for the Second Biennial Conference of the Society 
for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP), University of 
Minnesota, 18-20 June 2009.  The SPSP aims to create an 
interdisciplinary community of scholars who approach the philosophy 
of science with a focus on scientific practice and the practical uses 
of scientific knowledge. Deadline for abstracts: February 1st, 2009. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-2.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-2.html

3. The Oxford University Press announces a new book, Everyday 
Practice of Science: Where Intuition and Passion Meet Objectivity and 
Logic, by Frederick Grinnell -- "an insider's view of real-life 
scientific practice." 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-3.pdf>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-3.pdf

4. The Saint Louis Area Philosophy of Science Association will hold 
its first conference (SLAPSA1) on Saturday, Febraruary 28, 2009, 
Washington University.  There is no registration required, but they 
ask that you contact them so that they can anticipate the size of the 
audience. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-4.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-4.html

5. Call for papers for the "Origin of Species at 150: A Celebratory 
Conference," November 21-24, 2009, University of Toronto.  Five 
multi-disciplinary symposia have been organized; they are also 
organizing contributed papers sessions.  Deadline for abstracts: 
February 28, 2009. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-5.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-5.html

6. Workshop Announcement, "The Tenacity of the Nature/Nurture 
Divide," a two-day workshop to be held on March 20-21, 2009 at the 
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (Department 
III).  Please note: participation is free, but space is limited. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-6.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20090125-6.html


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