Founded in 1960, the Center for Philosophy and History of Science (CPHS) fosters an examination of the factors that govern the theory and practice of science. CPHS hosts the Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science. This lecture series has become a premier forum for national and international dialogue concerning all aspects of the philosophy and history of the sciences, mathematics, and logic.

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for our 59th Annual Program coming this fall.

Recent Events

For the 58th Annual BCPS program the Center co-sponsored the 2017-2018 Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on “Humanities and Technology at the Crossroads” You can learn more about their full program here: MellonPhilEmerge.com

Grappling with the Futures

Sunday April 29th, 2018 Harvard Science Center Building, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge and Monday April 30th, 2018 BU Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE), 610 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Face-Off: Facial Recognition

Monday April 18th, 2018 9:30am – 3:30pm
Hillel House Center, 213-217 Bay State Road