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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

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, 2009http://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

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

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, 2009http://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


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