The Organization Research Group

ORG is a reading group at UNC Chapel Hill that meets Fridays at 11:00am in 214 Manning Hall or via Zoom.

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Next meeting

Friday, February 19, 2021

Ankeny, R., & Leonelli, S. (2020). Model Organisms. Elements in the Philosophy of Biology. doi:10.1017/9781108593014

Recent meetings

Friday, February 12, 2021

Keller, E. F. (2000). The century of the gene. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


Friday, February 5, 2021

Collier, J. (2008). Information in biological systems. In P. Adriaans & J. van Benthem (Eds.), Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Volume 8: Philosophy of Information (pp. 763–787). Amsterdam: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-51726-5.50024-8



Friday, January 29, 2021

Ma, Y. (2020). Understanding information: Adding a non‐individualistic lens. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi:10.1002/asi.24441

Friday, January 22, 2021

Cleland, C. E., Hazen, R. M., & Morrison, S. M. (2021). Historical natural kinds and mineralogy: Systematizing contingency in the context of necessity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(1). doi:10.1073/pnas.2015370118

Friday, January 15, 2021

Farstadvoll, S. (2018). Growing Concerns: Plants and Their Roots in the Past. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 2(5), 174–193. doi:10.1558/jca.35117