Workshop: Philosophy of Cancer Biology

29 January 2020, 1.00 PM - 29 January 2020, 5.30 PM

Wills Memorial Building, Room G38

The Centre for Science and Philosophy and the Centre for Health, Humanities and Science are jointly hosting this workshop which you are warmly invited to attend. There is no registration fee and the workshop is open to all, however it is necessary to register your interest in advance.


Anya Plutynski (Washington): "Why precision oncology is not very precise"

Samir Okasha (Bristol): "Cancer, evolutionary conflict, and levels of selection"

Lucie Laplane (Paris): "Cancer and stem cells"

Sabina Leonelli (Exeter): "Actionable data for precision oncology: building trustworthy evidence for diverse research spaces"

Contact information

Professor Samir Okasha FBA, Head of Philosophy Department, University of Bristol

Tel. +44 (0)117 3310697

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