# February 1989

The Archive contains the following Recordings for February 1989 :

1st February 1989 : 2:15 pm : Room 1 B 06 Kings College London : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Departmental Seminar

Dr Giora HON (Haifa) : The “Discovery” of N-Rays : A Case Study in Experimental Error and its Uncovering

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Wednesday 1st February 1989 : Queen Mary College University of London, Seminar Room, Mathematics Building 4:30 pm : The London Relativity Seminar

Prof. Y. KOJIMA (Cardiff) : Stellar Oscillations coupled to Gravitational Waves

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Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd February 1989 : The Royal Society : 6, Carlton House Terrace London SW 1

Open Meeting on Gene Regulation

Organised by Dr R. HOLLIDAY FRS, Dr Marilyn MONK and Mr J.E. PUGH

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Thursday 2nd February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 7

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2nd February 1989 : Cambridge : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane : Seminar Room 4:30 pm : Departmental Seminar

Prof. Mark STEINER (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) : The Varieties of Mathematical Applicability.

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Friday 3rd February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 8

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Friday 3rd February 1989 : 2:00 pm : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street Lecture Room :Christopher PEACOCKE : Class on Concepts : Week 3

See 20th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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Friday 3rd February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Dr Philip WELCH (Bristol) : Measurable Cardinals and Descent Theory

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Monday 6th February 1989 : Oxford Mathematical Institute : 11:00 am : Course on Topology of the Braid Group by R.L. COHEN

Lecture 5 : Representations of the braid groups : Markov moves and the Jones polynomial

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Monday 6th February 1989 : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy : Lecture Room, 10, Merton Street 2:00 pm

Week 4 of Graduate Class by Dr Timothy WILLIAMSON : Existence, Identity and Logic

See 16th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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6th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : Room L2 : 3:00 pm : Geometry and Analysis Seminar

Dr M. FURUTA (Tokyo) : Bundles for Moduli Surfaces : some recent results

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6th February 1989 : Oxford Mathematical Institute Room L3 : 4:00 pm : Seminar in Analytic Topology

D.W. MacINTYRE (Oxford) : Chain Conditions in Moore Spaces

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6th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford : Higman Room : 5:00 pm : Topology Seminar

Ralph COHEN (Stanford) : Cyclic homology and circle actions

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6th February 1989 : British Society for The Philosophy of Science Meeting : 14, Gordon Square London WC 1

Speaker : Colin HOWSON : Prediction and Accommodation

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Tuesday 7th February 1989 : Oxford Mathematical Institute : 11:00 am : Course on Topology of the Braid Group by R.L. COHEN

Lecture 6 : Speculations on applications to the topology of spaces of monopoles and instantons

(Last lecture of series)

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Tuesday 7th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : Seminar in Combinatorial Theory

Dr N. RAY (Manchester) : Tutte algebras of graphs and (Sigma) (S /sub/ 3)

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7th February 1989 : The London School of Economics : The Vera Anstey Room 2:00 pm : Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method : Departmental Seminar :

Professor Michael REDHEAD (Cambridge HPS) : Explanation

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8th February 1989 : 2:15 pm : Room 1 B 06 Kings College London : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Departmental Seminar

Dr Barry SMITH (Manchester) : Naive Physics and Phenomenology : A Guide for Robots

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Wednesday 8th February 1989 : Queen Mary College University of London, Seminar Room, Mathematics Building 4:30 pm : The London Relativity Seminar

Vladimir LUKASH (Moscow)

Perturbation Dynamics, Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation

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Thursday 9th February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 9

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Thursday 9th February 1989 : London School of Economics : The New Board Room : 5:30 pm

THE LAKATOS AWARD LECTURE :

Professor Michael REDHEAD (HPS Cambridge) : The Nature of Reality

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Friday 10th February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 10

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Friday 10th February 1989 : 2:00 pm : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street Lecture Room : Christopher PEACOCKE : Class on Concepts : Week 4

See 20th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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10th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Professor J.H. DAVENPORT (Bath)

The Complexity of the First-Order theory of Real Closed Fields

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Monday 13th February 1989 : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy : Lecture Room, 10, Merton Street 2:00 pm

Week 5 of Graduate Class by Dr Timothy WILLIAMSON : Existence, Identity and Logic

See 16th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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13th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford : Higman Room : 5:00 pm : Topology Seminar

Ralph COHEN (Stanford) : Cyclic Homology, Waldhausen k-theory and the Novikov conjecture

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Tuesday 14th February 1989 : The Royal Society : 6, Carlton House Terrace London SW 1

Open Meeting on The Dynamics of Darwinian Evolution

Organised by Prof. E.C. ZEEMAN, F.R.S.

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14th February 1989 : Cambridge : Seminar Room, Department of History and Philosophy of Science : 4:30 PM

SIGMA CLUB Seminar :

Prof. Dennis SCIAMA F.R.S. : The Anthropic Principle and the Non-Uniqueness of the Universe

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Wednesday and Thursday 15th and 16th February 1989 : The Royal Society : 6, Carlton House Terrace London SW 1

Joint Meeting with The French Academy of Sciences :

Climactic variation in relation to the role of the Sun and Solar Activity over recent Millenia : geophysical, Astronomical and Archaeological Aspects and Sources of Evidence.

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15th February 1989 : 2:15 pm : Room 1 B 06 Kings College London : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Departmental Seminar

Dr Jonathan HARWOOD (Manchester) : A Controversy in pre-molecular Genetics ; The 1920s and 1930s Debate over Cytoplasmic Inheritance

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Wednesday 15th February 1989 : Queen Mary College University of London, Seminar Room, Mathematics Building 4:30 pm : The London Relativity Seminar

Wilfrid KENDALL (QMC) : Brownian Motion, Computer Algebra and the Statistics of Shape

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Thursday 16th February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 11

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Thursday 16th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : Seminar in Combinatorial Theory

Prof. S. WHITTINGTON (Toronto) : Self-avoiding walks

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16th February 1989 : Cambridge : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane : Seminar Room 4:30 pm : Departmental Seminar

Dr Barry GOWER (Durham) : Hume on Probability.

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Friday 17th February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 12

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Friday 17th February 1989 : 2:00 pm : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street Lecture Room : Christopher PEACOCKE : Class on Concepts : Week 5

See 20th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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17th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Mr M.P.F. Du SAUTOY (Oxford) : Applications of Quantifier Elimination to Nilpotent and Polycyclic Groups

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Monday 20th February 1989 : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy : Lecture Room, 10, Merton Street 2:00 pm

Week 6 of Graduate Class by Dr Timothy WILLIAMSON : Existence, Identity and Logic

See 16th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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20th February 1989 : Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford : Higman Room : 5:00 pm : Topology Seminar

Andrew RANICKI (Edinburgh) : Combinatorial Homology

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22nd February 1989 : 2:15 pm : Room 1 B 06 Kings College London : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Departmental Seminar

Dr Mark SAINSBURY (KCL) : Vague Objects

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Wednesday 22nd February 1989 : Queen Mary College University of London, Seminar Room, Mathematics Building 4:30 pm : The London Relativity Seminar

David ALEXANDER (Glasgow)

Imperfect Self-Similar Fluid Cosmologies

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Thursday 23rd February : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 13

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23rd February 1989 : Mathematical Institute Oxford : Seminar in Combinatorial Theory

Professor Lou KAUFMAN (Paris and Berkeley) : Knot polynomials.

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Friday 24th February 1989 : 10.00 am : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street : Course in Philosophy of Mathematics : The Conceptual Foundations of Mathematics : by J.R. LUCAS

Lecture 14 (Final Lecture recorded)

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Friday 24th February 1989 : 2:00 pm : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy 10 Merton Street Lecture Room : Christopher PEACOCKE : Class on Concepts : Week 6

See 20th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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24th February 1989 : 8:15 pm : Birkbeck College London Philosophy Society Meeting

Speaker : Alan HAWORTH (P.N.L.) : Isiah Berlin, Freedom and Free Markets

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Monday 27th February 1989 : Oxford SubFaculty of Philosophy : Lecture Room, 10, Merton Street 2:00 pm

Week 7 of Graduate Class by Dr Timothy WILLIAMSON : Existence, Identity and Logic

See 16th January 1989 for Synopsis of Course.

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27th February 1989 : Oxford, 10 Merton Street : 8:00 pm : The Ockham Society

Speaker : W. HART (UCL) : The Price of Possibility

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28th February 1989 : Cambridge : Seminar Room, Department of History and Philosophy of Science : 4:30 PM

SIGMA CLUB Seminar :

Prof. John Maynard SMITH F.R.S. (Sussex) : Evolution in Sequence Space

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28th February 1989 : The London School of Economics : The Vera Anstey Room 2:00 pm : Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method : Departmental Seminar :

Dr Roger TRIGG (Warwick) : Metaphysical Realism.

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Many more recordings for Febuary 1989 to be added.