The 2009 Holberg Symposium: In honour of Ian Hacking

The 2009 Holberg Symposium is held in honour of philosopher and hisotrian of the sciences, Ian Hacking.

Introduction to the Symposium
Professor Ragnar Fjelland, University of Bergen

Social Construction of the Objective World
Professor Dagfinn Føllesdal, University of Stanford/Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo

From the Taming of Chance to the Rhetoric of Uncertainty
Bruna De Marchi, ISIG Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia (Gorizia, Italy)

Science and Society in the 21st Century: Ian Hacking as a Public Intellectual
Professor Merle Jacob, University of Oslo/Lund University

Coffee Break

The Holberg Lecture: The Social Construction of What?
Professor Ian Hacking, Holberg Prize laureate 2009, University of Toronto, College de France

Panel Discussion


to 12:30, CET.
Auditorium 1, The Student Centre, Bergen
Practical information
Free Admittance.