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The University of Helsinki interviewed our director, Academy Professor Uskali Mäki on the present state of science, the need for more elaborated study of science and TINT's role in it. "Tiede tarvitsee paremman ymmärryksen itsestään" ["Science needs a better understanding of itself"] (in Finnish).

Jaakko Kuorikoski featured in Uni Helsinki's Highly cited researchers series. To read the piece in English, click here, and in Finnish, click here.

Philosophy at Uni Helsinki was ranked 25th by QS World University Rankings, and 3rd outside the English speaking world. This year philosophy was also the best ranking discipline in the University of Helsinki. Director Uskali Mäki was interviewed by the University of Helsinki (in Finnish). The ranking was also covered by the largest subscription newspaper in Finland, Helsingin Sanomat, here (in Finnish). For more information, see the QS rankings by subjcet here.

TINT participated in the biennial Science Forum on 11-15 January 2107 in Helsinki, with Uskali Mäki and Inkeri Koskinen as members of the Science Forum program committee. Some of the sessions (in Finnish) with TINTers have been uploaded to YouTube by TiedeTV. Freedom of science, art and religion chaired by director Uskali Mäki, Free will chaired by Pekka Mäkelä, Nationalism chaired by Mikko Salmela and Life and possible life - philosophical perspectives to synthetic biology by Rami Koskinen. Unrecorded sessions included Uskali Mäki as panelist in the session Freedom to choose and it's limits and Simo Kyllönen as chair of the session Positive and negative freedom as guidelines of social policy.

Jaakko Kuorikoski awarded with Jutikkala Prize by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. The prize is awarded to young researchers in the humanities, who have already gained international reputation in their research field. See the prize page for more information (in Finnish).

EURAXESS Japan Quarterly Newsletter (Issue 3, 2016) interviewed Michiru Nagatsu from TINT about mobility and the European research environment. You can read the interview here.

Uni Helsinki ranked 30th by QS World University Rankings 2016 (24 March 2016)
Philosophy at the University of Helsinki is firmly on its way forward, now ranked no 30 (no 13 in Europe) by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. See the QS rankings here.

Yle Radio Suomi (14 March 2016) interviewed Professor Uskali Mäki, Director of TINT, about the value and public image of science. You can listen to the interview (in Finnish, .mp3 file) here.

QS World University Ranking 2015 (8 May 2015)
Faculty of Social Sciences published a news article featuring Professors Uskali Mäki and Hannu Nieminen on the recent QS World University Ranking. Read the article here (see here for a Finnish version).

Helsingin sanomat (25 Nov 2014) interviewed Samuli Pöyhönen from TINT about classification and the looping effect in science. See here for the original article by Kyösti Niemelä (in Finnish).

LERU included TINT as an example of high quality interdisciplinary research
TINT has been included in a new brochure (see p. 19) by the League of European Research Universities (LERU) as an example of high quality interdisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research undertaken at the LERU member institutions. Please see the LERU websites for further information.

The Reasoner 6(4) featured an interview with Raul Hakli, Uskali Mäki, and Petri Ylikoski from TINT by Caterina Marchionni. See here for the issue's editorial and the interview. For the full issue, please see here.








Photos of TINT events

Book launch: "The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics".
Adrian Walsh (TINT), Säde Hormio (TINT) and Simo Kyllönen (TINT), comments by Matti Liski (Aalto University).

 

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Symposium: Current Trends in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences III, 8 December 2016.
Invited guests: Stephen Turner, Hans Bernhard-Shcmid, Francesco Guala.

 

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Professor Alfred Mele giving a talk on September 9 during his visit to TINT

 

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The Fifth Conference of the European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) in Helsinki on 24-26 August 2016.

For more information, see the conference program & book of abstracts.

 

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TINT summer trip along the Vanajavesi water route from Hämeenlinna to Visavuori, the home of sculptor Emil Wikström, & discussion and barbeque at the Mäki residence, on 21 June 2016.

 

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Hasok Chang, with commentaries by Ilkka Niiniluoto and Uskali Mäki: "Realism as a pragmatist doctrine, or how to make realism more realistic", on 1 April 2016.

 

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Raimo Tuomela 75-Anniversary Workshop in Helsinki on 11 December 2015.

 

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Evidence and Expertise, a workshop of "The Trinity of Policy-Making: Evidence, Causation and Argumentation" project in Helsinki on 29-30 October 2015.

 

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Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Helsinki on 3-8 August 2015.

 

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Nordic Network of Philosophy of Science: Third Annual Meeting in Helsinki on 23-24 April 2015.

 

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Scientific Imperialism workshop in Helsinki on 15-17 April 2015.

For more information, see workshop program.

 

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Ethical underpinnings of climate economics workshop in Helsinki on 11-13 November 2014.

For more information, see the workshop program.

 

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Author meets critics: Without Hierarchy by Mariam Thalos in Helsinki on 29 October 2014.

 

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Working seminar on robustness analysis in Helsinki on 25-26 September 2014.

For more information, see events or workshop program.

 

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Evidence in Science and Epistemology conference in Helsinki on 27-28 May 2014.

For more information, see events.

 

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Book launch of Tuukka Kaidesoja's Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology in Helsinki on 4 February 2014.

 

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Workshop on Interdisciplinarity in Helsinki on 5 December 2013.

For more information, see events.

 

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Third Conference of the European Network on Social Ontology - ENSO III, Helsinki, 23.-25.8.2013.

For more information, see events and the conference website.

 

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Fourth Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association - EPSA13, Helsinki, 28.-31.10.2013.

For more information, see events, the conference website and EPSA website.

Watch EPSA13 keynote lectures here.

 

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TINT Summer Workshop on Interdisciplinarity 2013.

See events for more information.

 

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Arctic Workshop on Measurement in Economics, December 2012.

See events for more information.

 

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The first workshop in the Market and Marketization series on 9.-10.4.2010.

For more information and future workshops, see the Market and Marketization website.

 

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Photos of AID-seminars

AID seminar on September 12 2016: "The Affective Turn: One or Many? Conceptual and Methodological Implications"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 2.5.2016: "Ethical machines: data mining and fairness"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 7.12.2015: "Machine learning, modelling the mind and the future of humanities and the social science"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 5.10.2015: "Economics, Psychology, and the Good Life"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 13.4.2015: "Human nature concepts and explaining human behavior"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 9.3.2015: "Managing Interdisciplinarity: Centres, Departments, Universities"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 8.12.2014: "Predictive ambitions and responses to predictive failure: Economics, cosmology/particle physics, and meteorology/climatology."

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 11.11.2014: "Integrating ethics and economics in climate policy assessment."

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 13.10.2014: "On scenarios, counterfactuals and foreign policy planning"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 


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AID seminar on 7.4.2014: "Religion: Viewed from Theology, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 3.3.2014: "Biology needs more than biologists: How do engineers, mathematicians, computer scientists and biologists fit into one tent?"

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 9.12.2013: "Think tanks, science, and politics."

Watch the debate here.

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID seminar on 4.11.2013: "Development Studies as an Intrinsically Multidisciplinary Discipline."

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID-seminar on 14.10.2013: "Economics and ecology are almost alike, but do they neglect one another?"

Watch the debate here.

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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AID-seminar on 15.4.2013: "Reconciling Citizens' Entitlements and Sound Public Finance – the Nordic Case: Perspectives from Economics and Political Philosophy."

Watch the debate here.

For more information and future debates, see AID.

 

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