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Molly Kao

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Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de philosophie

2910, boul. Édouard-Montpetit

molly.kao@umontreal.ca

Affiliations

  • Membre – CIRST — Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie

Education Programs

  • Humanities Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Literature and Languages Humanities
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  • Literature and Languages Humanities Information and Communication Technologies
  • Arts and Music
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  • Literature and Languages
  • Literature and Languages
  • Literature and Languages Social Sciences
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  • Humanities
  • Humanities
  • Humanities
  • Literature and Languages Humanities
  • Fundamental and Applied Sciences
  • Fundamental and Applied Sciences Health Sciences Life Sciences Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Environment and Sustainable Development Fundamental and Applied Sciences Health Sciences Life Sciences
  • Economics and Politics
  • Economics and Politics
  • Economics and Politics Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences Life Sciences Fundamental and Applied Sciences
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  • Teaching and Education Sciences
  • Fundamental and Applied Sciences Teaching and Education Sciences
  • Teaching and Education Sciences Theology and Religious Sciences
  • University Preparatory Programs
  • Teaching and Education Sciences Humanities

Courses

  • PHI1130 Philosophie des sciences
  • PHI2160 Philosophie des sciences exactes
  • PHI6322 Problèmes de philosophie des sciences

Areas of Expertise

Student supervision Expand all Collapse all

L’étalonnage des instruments de mesure en physique expérimentale : le cas du télescope spatial James Webb Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2024 - 2024
Graduate : Calvi, Carlo
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M.A.
La connaissance physique non empirique et le principe de la moindre action Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2023 - 2023
Graduate : Massussi, Michaël
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M.A.

Research projects Expand all Collapse all

L'épistémologie du biais et l'analyse aveugle en physique Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2024

Lead researcher : Molly Kao
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PV113813-(NP) Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale

Publications Expand all Collapse all

Articles

- «Unificatory Power in the Old Quantum Theory: Informational Relevance of the Quantum Hypothesis» (2015). Philosophy of Science, 82(5), pp. 1200–1210.

- «A New Role for Data in the Philosophy of Science» (2015). Philosophia Scientiae, 19(1), pp. 9–20.

Autres

- «Is the Inferential Conception of Applied Math Complete?» (2011). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics and 5th Joint Conference with the British Society for History of Mathematics, Volume 24, pp. 68-78.

- Review of «From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and Philosophy of Category Theory» by Jean-Pierre Marquis. (2010). First author. Co-authored with Nicolas Fillion and John Bell. Philosophia Mathematica, Volume 18(2), pp. 227-234.

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