[spsp-members] Announcement of the 2023 PhilInBioMed Award, given to Elliott Sober

Thomas Pradeu thomas.pradeu.list at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 11:07:35 UTC 2023

Philosophy in Biology and Medicine (PhilInBioMed) 2023 Award

The PhilInBioMed Award
<https://www.philinbiomed.org/event/pibm-award-2023-sober/> is given
annually for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of biology or
medicine through the use of philosophical and theoretical tools. To
complement this recognition, the laureate receives a prize of €5,000, which
is awarded by the PhilInBioMed Institute <https://www.philinbiomed.org/> in
Bordeaux, France.

We are pleased to announce that the first laureate of the PhilInBioMed Award
is *Elliott Sober*, who is the Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F.
Vilas Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at University of
Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

The ceremony will be held at the *University of** Bordeaux, France* on *June
12**th**, 2023*.

Elliott Sober will give a *lecture* on this occasion, and *three leading
biologists* will comment on Professor Sober's lecture:


   *Ford Doolittle* (Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University in Halifax,
   Nova Scotia, Canada)


   *Kevin N Lala* (Formerly Laland) (Professor, Centre for Biological
   Diversity, University of St Andrews, UK)

   *Silva De Monte* (CNRS Researcher, Eco-evolutionary Mathematics Team,
   Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France).

Attendance is free and open to everyone. Please contact Thomas Pradeu if
you’d like to attend.


Thomas Pradeu
CNRS Research Director in Philosophy of Science
Immunology Unit ImmunoConcEpT, UMR5164, CNRS & University of Bordeaux
Team Leader Conceptual Biology and Medicine Team
Coordinator of the Philosophy in Biology and Medicine Network
<https://www.philinbiomed.org/> (PhilInBioMed)
146 rue Leo Saignat 33076 Bordeaux, France
& Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
<https://www.ihpst.cnrs.fr/en> Pantheon-Sorbonne University 13 rue du
Four, 75006 Paris, France
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