Philosophy of Science Colloquium, Program: April

Laszlo E. Szabo leszabo at
Thu Mar 17 03:54:09 CET 2005

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

As many of you might know, the Faculty of Science of Eotvos Lorand University 
plans to fire the whole Department of History and Philosophy of Science. (For 
further details see The Philosophy of Science Colloquium 
is, however, still working - till the final dissolution of the Department.

Best regards,
Laszlo E. Szabo

Philosophy of Science Colloquium
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
Room 6.54 (6th floor)  Monday 4:00 PM
Pazmany P. setany 1/A  Budapest, Hungary
Phone/Fax: (36-1) 372 2924

Program - April

4 April  4:00 PM   6th floor 6.54   
Language: English

Leon Horsten
Institute of Philosophy, Catholic University of Leuven
Computational Structuralism


11 April  4:00 PM   6th floor 6.54  
Language: English, except if all participants speak Hungarian

Attila Csordás*
MA (biology, Szeged) and MA (philosophy, Eötvös)
* Recently, A. Csordás is a PhD student in the medical school of Semmelweis 
University, Budapest. (L. E. Sz.)
Regenerative medicine and weak immortalization - technology and philosophy


18 April  4:00 PM   6th floor 6.54 
Language: Hungarian 
Janos Tanacs
Department of Philosophy and History of Science
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Fogalomeltereles? A Bolyai Janos-fele Eszrevetelek mint a Bolyai- es 
Lobacsevszkij-fele fogalmi-terminologiai rendszerek osszetalalkozasat
orzo dokumentum
(Non-Euclidean Geometry or Geometries? Is the conceptual-terminological system 
of Bolyai and Lobatchewsky the same? Bolyai's Remarks onLobatchewsky's 
'Geometrische Untersuchungen') 


25 April  4:00 PM   6th floor 6.54 
Language: Hungarian 

Jozsef Topal
Comparative Ethology Research Group of HAS
Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
A kutya kizarason alapulo kovetkeztetesi kepessegei: Ahogyan azt az etologus 
(Dog's exclusionary inference capacity: from the ethologist's point of view)


The colloquium is open to everyone, including students, visitors, and faculty 
members from all departments! 
The 60-minute lecture is followed by a 10-minute break. Then we hold a 
30-60-minute discussion. The participants may comment on the talks and are 
encouraged to initiate discussion through the Internet. The comments  should 
be written in the language of the presentation.

The organizer of the colloquium: Laszlo E. Szabo (email: leszabo at

L a s z l o   E.   S z a b o
Theoretical Physics Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Eotvos University, Budapest

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