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2019-07-22

Inferring the Early History of the Bantu Expansion from Languages and Genes with Approximate Bayesian Computation

KLI Colloquium: Igor YANOVICH (Tübingen University), 5 September, 12.00 pm/noon

2018-04-10

Influence of Diet Texture on Human Facial and Mandibular Variation: South America as a Study Case

KLI Colloquium: Lumila Menéndez (University of Tübingen), 19 April, 3.00 pm

2021-03-30

Inherency and Agency in the Evolution of Development

Stuart A. NEWMAN (New York Medical College), 8 April 2021, 4.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2023-12-03

Integrating evolution and social-ecological systems, in theory

A new paper from the KLI working group brings together social-ecological systems research and evolutionary theory with the aim of building a more integrated and effective science for sustainability.

2018-03-06

Interdisciplinarity in the Life Sciences and their Philosophy

TRAVEL FUNDS AVAILABLE! The 5th EASPLS has been selected as ISHPSSB Off-Year Workshop. Application Deadline is extended to March 31st. Travel funds are available (please contact the ISHPSSB treasurer for further information)!

2019-09-23

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Challenges and Capacities

KLI Colloquium by Rebecca FREETH (IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam): 1 October, 2019, 5.00 pm

2024-05-17

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Neuroscience and Philosophy on 24 June 2024: Too complex to understand? Bridging neuroscience and philosophy to build new tools to study the brain

This is a Satellite Symposium that takes place ahead of the FENS Forum 2024 and ventures into the intersection between neuroscience and philosophy. Date: 24 June 2024, Time: 3.00–7.00 pm, Venue: Sky Lounge, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna. The sessions are chaired by: Igor Branchi, Isabella Sarto-Jackson, Markus Kunze, Thomas Bugnyar, Jan-Pieter Konsman, Fátima Sofia Ávila-Cascajares. Due to space limitation, please register for this event! (Click on title for details)

2024-03-18

Intersecting Health Promotion and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research: Challenges and Opportunities

Jana SEMRAU (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg), 2024-03-25 15:00 (CET).

2023-12-13

Interview in Biosemiotics: Gerd B. Müller on Theoretical Biology

Gerd B. Müller, president of the KLI, was recently interviewed by Kalevi Kull on theoretical biology and the development and vision of the KLI.

2024-04-12

Interview with Barbara Fischer

Barbara Fischer joined the KLI on the 1st of April as the Group Leader (Evolutionary Biology). She talks to Joyshree Chanam about her earlier time at the KLI as a post-doctoral fellow, and her current role at the institute.

2024-01-11

Interview: Philosophy in and for sustainability science

Guido Caniglia on doing philosophy in and for sustainability science for the Society for Philosophy of science in practice (SPSP).

2023-03-13

Interview: Why matter matters when it comes to minds: a conversation with David Harrison

David Harrison talks about the core philosophical insights, the practical implications, and the motivations behind their new paper: “Mind the matter: Active matter, soft robotics, and the making of bio-inspired artificial intelligence.”

2020-12-03

Investigation of the History and Philosophy of Cybernetics in Biology, Yields More Than Just a Theory of Machines

Flavia FABRIS (KLI), 10 December 2020, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-04-02

Is knowledge just another buzzword in the sustainability sciences?

New systematic review by Apetrei, Caniglia, von Wehrden, and Lang analyzes five different entry points by which knowledge is approached by the sustainability sciences.

2019-09-04

Is the cell really a machine?

The latest article by KLI Senior Fellow Dan Nicholson has been highly recommended in F1000Prime as being of "exceptional significance" in its field by two F1000 Faculty Members.

2024-03-26

Isabella Sarto-Jackson interviewed on The Dissenter Youtube Chanel

Isabella Sarto-Jackson discusses her book "The Making and Breaking of Minds" with Ricardo Lopes on The Dissenter, a popular YouTube channel. In her conversation with Ricardo, for the episode titled "Exploring the Influence of Social Interactions on the Human Mind," Isabella delves into various aspects of human psychology, environmental factors, niche construction, gene-culture coevolution, mechanisms, and limitations of neuroplasticity and more. (Click on title to read more!)

2021-07-01

ISHPSSB 2021 Werner Callebaut Prize awarded to Marina DiMarco

Marina DiMarco's winning paper - (re)Producing mtEve - was presented at ISHPSSB 2019

2021-06-20

Jacob Weger on ontologies of environmental governance

KLI fellow Jacob Weger and colleagues examine the ontological assumptions underlying modern environmental governance and look to other cultures for alternative ways to create a more just and sustainable world.

2021-01-05

Josef Popper-Lynkeus, Otto Neurath, and the Other Austrian Economics: ontology, epistemology, facts, and values

KLI fellow and historian of economics Marco P. Vianna Franco investigates how resource flows and value-based judgements served as inputs to socially-inclusive economic plans

2021-06-01

June issue of Biological Theory

Biological Theory’s June issue (16:2) is now available online.