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2019-07-16

Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Sidney CARLS-DIAMANTE for being awarded the WERNER CALLEBAUT PRIZE

We are proud to announce that KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Sidney Carls-Diamante was awarded the WERNER CALLEBAUT PRIZE 2019 by the ISHPSSB committee for her publication "Make Up Your Mind: Octopus Cognition and Hybrid Explanation" published in Synthese.

2020-04-01

Converging Concepts of Evolutionary Epistemology and Cognitive Biology within a Framework of the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis

VIRTUAL KLI COLLOQUIUM: Isabella Sarto-Jackson (KLI), 14 April, 5.00 pm. For pre-registered participants only!

2018-10-19

Cornelia Caufmann – Living Structure

Bilder und Fotografien; Ausstellungsdauer: 5. 10. – 15. 11. 2018; Artist Walk mit Cornelia Caufmann: 0676 464 52 67 oder 0699 11 4444 85 oder cc@cornelia-caufmann.com www.cornelia-caufmann.com

2020-12-02

COVID-19 and other pandemics are the effects of our negative impact on the diversity of the total environment

Loss of diversity in biological, anthropological and geological global spheres enhances the emergence of zoonoses.

2021-04-27

COVID-19 heralds a new epistemology of science for the public good

New paper in HPLS calls for change and action in the world of science and research from the privileged position of white academics working in wealthy western scientific institutions

2020-12-03

COVID-19 und andere Pandemien entstehen durch negative menschliche Einflüsse auf die Diversität der gesamten Umwelt

Globaler Diversitätsverlust im biologischen, anthropologischen und geologischen Bereich begünstigt die Entstehung von Zoonosen, fanden KLI Forscher*innen heraus

2019-11-12

Craniofacial Adaptation to High Latitudes in Modern and Paleolithic Hominins

KLI Colloquium: Andrej EVTEEV (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow), 19 November, 5.00 pm.

2020-11-12

Craniofacial and mandibular variation in colonial populations of the southern Andes during the 16th to 19th centuries

KLI fellow Lumila Menéndez and colleagues find high diversity in the biology, culture, and diet of these populations.

2020-01-13

Cybernetics and the Rise of Molecular Biology: The Case of Jacques Monod

KLI Colloquium: Laurent LOISON (CNRS, Paris), 21 January 2020, 5.00 pm.

2018-06-05

Darwin’s Invisible Ink: How Ancestral Developmental Potential Facilitates Convergence and the Evolution of Novelty

KLI Colloquium: Rajendhran RAJAKUMAR (Harvard Medical School), 12 June, 2018, 3.00 pm.

2019-12-09

Dealing with Complexity in the Life Sciences

Call for Applications: 6th European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS) “Dealing with complexity in the life sciences” at the KLI, September 7–11, 2020

2020-11-27

Dehumanization and Essentialism

KLI Colloquium: Maria KRONFELDNER (Central European University), 3 December 2020, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2019-10-08

Demography and Cultural Complexity

KLI Colloquium: Kim STERELNY (Australian National University, Canberra), 15 October 2019, 5.00 pm

2017-11-06

Dental Calculus as a Window into Ancient Diets and the Ecology of Paleolithic People

Robert C. Power (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig) is giving a talk on the role of diet of Neanderthals in their adaptation to Eurasia.

2017-10-25

Die Moral hinter der Gen-Schere

So einfach wie mit CRISPR/Cas9 konnte man noch nie genetische Veränderungen durchführen. Wissenschafter fordern eine demokratische Entscheidung darüber, wann die Technologie angewandt werden darf.

2020-12-18

Diversity lost: COVID-19 as a phenomenon of the total environment

When fellows in isolation joined forces to write together, we witnessed the birth of an unprecedented institution-wide collaboration

2021-10-20

Do Economic Words Harm Sustainability? Some Lessons from Conceptual History

Antoine MISSEMER (CNRS, Paris ), 28 October 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-03-25

Does baby size matter? Unexpected similarities in human and chimpanzee pelvises

Chimpanzees appear to possess similar obstetric adaptations in their pelvis as humans, despite giving birth to much smaller babies. KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra explains these findings under a facilitated variation hypothesis.

2018-11-12

Dynamics and Stability of Multicultures. A theoretical perspective based on Language Games.

KLI Colloquium: Harold de VLADAR (KLI), Thursday 15 November, 3.00 pm.

2018-08-31

EASPLS 2018 Abstract Booklet

The European Advanced Seminar in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences will take place at the KLI from 10 to 14 September. The program and abstract booklet is now available!