談論到免疫系統時,我們總是習慣區分出「敵」與「我」的概 念,但免疫系統又是如何決定誰是自我?

原文刊載於科學月刊2020十一月號


From Jan 22 to Feb 5, 2021, the Philosophy of Science Association hosted a three week virtual poster session. The following posters will be of particular interest to our community. We can’t post the posters in full here, but we can direct you to the live tweets reporting on them.


1. The original plan — an inaugural workshop

We, the founding members of the Philosophy of Science Communication Network, received a small grant from the APA to host an inaugural workshop that will connect philosophers and science communicators across continents. The plan was to organize a “hybrid” workshop that combined in-person engagement with online, cross-cultural, and cross-disciplinary interactions…


our APA small grant proposal

On December 5th, 2019, we received encouraging news. The American Philosophical Association (APA) has awarded us with a small grant to carry out our inaugural workshop! …


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Today, I’d like to share a helpful tool: shared, collaborative academic event calendars that…


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an image for a new publication in a special issue

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We asked Dr. Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, for 7 starting points

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Hey-yo I’m at a science festival in a literary festival (Festletteratura #FestLet) invited as a philosopher of biology! What’s going on?! I didn’t know that this was a thing!


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What aspects of science are…


Science Twitter is an incredible thing. What’s even more incredible is the rise of a new genre of science writing. I call it the Paper Thread.

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Paper Threads, the new kid on the science writing block. A first-person narrative of a published, academic paper. An honest, behind-the-scenes, Director's commentary of…

Lynn Chiu

I communicate science from a philosophical perspective. Researcher of living things that stay with the trouble. Communicator of risky interdisciplinary science.

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