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## Publications |
## NEWS17 October 2018, Our proposal for a theme issue is accepted in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences!Title: “ Unifying the essential concepts of biological networks: biological insights and philosophical foundations”.Guest editors: - Daniel Kostic (University Bordeaux Montaigne; Sciences, Philosophie, Humanité (SPH) University of Bordeaux, France).
- Claus Hilgetag (Director of the Institute of Computational Neuroscience in Hamburg, Germany).
- Marc Tittgemeyer (Head of Research Group for Translational Neurocircuitry, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany).
17 October 2018, My review of Khalifa's new book is now available online in Metascience (https://goo.gl/xNbDaQ) 02 May 2018, My paper “Minimal Structure Explanations, Scientific Understanding, and Explanatory Depth” is accepted for publication in Perspectives on Science. Accepted an invitation to give a course on topological explanations in neuroscience at the Philosophy department of the Beijing Normal University in the winter semester 2018. 4-6 April 2018, Organised an Interdisciplinary workshop: "Levels, Hierarchies and Asymmetries" at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. Started a new seminar at IHPST, with Denis Forest, in Philosophy of neuroscience. Check out the webpage of the seminar for updates and schedule. 28-29 June 2017 Organised an international workshop "Unifying the debates: mathematical and non-causal explanations" at the IHPST in Paris. 20 February 2017, Started a seminar on "Mathematical explanations in sciences" at the IHPST, Paris. 12 February, 2017: Gave a radio interview about my work on topological explanations for the Solaris, a science popularising radio show, of the Radio Belgrade 2 (national broadcasting company, Serbia), hosted by Dr. Srdja Jankovic. Accepted an invitation to serve on the Program Committee of the forthcoming European Philosophy of Science Association Conference (EPSA17), which will be held in Exeter in September 2017. ## UPCOMING TALKS19-21 September 2018, paper "Topological Controllability of the Brain & Non‐causal Explanatory Asymmetries" accepted for presentation at the Causality in the Neuro- and Psychological Sciences 2018 (CiNaPS 2018, 19-21 September, Antwerp). 4-6 July 2018 Paper "Minimal structure explanations, scientific understanding and explanatory depth", accepted for presentation at the Société de philosophie des sciences 2018 conference in Nantes (France). June 20-22, 2018, Paper accepted for presentation at the EENPS 2018 Conference in Bratislava at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. This second biannual conference is organized by the East European Network for Philosophy of Science (EENPS), in co-operation with the Department of Logic and Methodology of Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava. 23-25 May 2018, Paper accepted for presentation at the Workshop: "Explanation and Understanding", Ghent University. The workshop is organized by the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (Ghent University) and the Research Group Philosophy of Science and Technology (VU University Amsterdam). 4-6 April 2018, gave a talk "Non-causal Asymmetries in Topological Explanations." at the Interdisciplinary workshop: Levels, Hierarchies and Asymmetries", organized at the ENS Paris. 15-16 February 2018, invited to give a talk “Non-causal Asymmetries in Topological Explanation” at the workshop: 11 January 2018, Invited to give a talk "Structure, Understanding and Explanatory Depth" at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade University, Serbia. 12 December 2017, invited to give a talk on the "Asymmetries and levels of mathematical dependencies in distinguishing explanatory and representational role of mathematics in topological explanation" at the workshop "Applicability of Mathematics: Representation and Explanation" at the University of Leeds, UK. 01 December 2017, gave a talk "Minimal structure explanations and explanatory depth" in the Genoa-Turin Seminars on Neural Mechanisms. Will give a keynote talk " Explanatory power of topological models: a description of a mathematical structure or its instantiation" at the Romanian-Polish Inter-academic workshop in Busteni, Romaina, 11-13 September 2016."Explanation and Understanding in Highly Idealized Topological Models" within a symposium "Explanation and Understanding in Science" |