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SHDP Conference 1992: Reductionism’s Primacy in the Natural Sciences
September 1, 1992 - September 5, 1992
This conference brought together world class neuroscientists, mathematicians, physicists, philosophers, psychiatrists, biologists, engineers, publishers and journalists to discuss to what extent reductionist method is shaping, and “reducing”, psychology, social studies, and even the humanities? Speakers included Nobel Prize Winner Gerald Edelman, Oliver Sacks, Freeman Dyson, Roger Penrose, John D Barrow, Paul M. Churchland, Patricia Churchland, Mary Midgely, and Peter Atkins. The conference proceedings are published in Nature’s Imagination: The Frontiers of Scientific Vision, edited by John Cornwell, Oxford Unversity Press, 1993.