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'''Held At Bishops Lodge Resort, 1297 Bishops Lodge Road, Santa Fe, NM'''
'''Held At Bishops Lodge Resort, 1297 Bishops Lodge Road, Santa Fe, NM'''
'''November 3-5, 2011'''
'''November 3-5, 2011'''


'''Organized by:'''  
'''Organized by:'''  
Doug Erwin, Chair of Faculty and Professor, SFI; Chris Wood, Vice President of Administration; and Director of the Business Network, SFI
Doug Erwin, Chair of Faculty and Professor, SFI; Chris Wood, Vice President of Administration and Director of the Business Network, SFI


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'''"Does the Individual Matter?"'''
 
== '''"Does the Individual Matter?"''' ==
 


Individuals play a critical role in many fields of science, yet there is great disagreement over whether individuals, rather than collectives, actually matter for the progress of science (and there is, of course, considerable difference in how individuals are defined).  
Individuals play a critical role in many fields of science, yet there is great disagreement over whether individuals, rather than collectives, actually matter for the progress of science (and there is, of course, considerable difference in how individuals are defined).  
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The Trustees/BNet Symposium will explore the role of individuals in different scientific contexts, from atoms and molecules through economies, societies, and cultures.  The goal is to highlight differences in the importance of individuals within and between scientific domains, as well as differences in how individuals are defined within and between domains.
The Trustees/BNet Symposium will explore the role of individuals in different scientific contexts, from atoms and molecules through economies, societies, and cultures.  The goal is to highlight differences in the importance of individuals within and between scientific domains, as well as differences in how individuals are defined within and between domains.


'''Speakers'''


'''Luis Bettencourt,''' SFI and Los Alamos National Laboratory
'''Speakers Include:'''
 
 
'''Luis Bettencourt, SFI and Los Alamos National Laboratory'''


"Is There a Role for the Individual in Physics"
"Is There a Role for the Individual in Physics"


'''Doug Erwin,''' SFI and the Smithsonian Institution
'''Simon DeDeo, SFI'''
 
"The Individual from a Complex Systems Perspective"
 
'''Raissa D'Souza, SFI and University of California, Davis'''
 
"The Role of Individuals in Networks" 
 
'''Doug Erwin, SFI and the Smithsonian Institution'''
 
"The Individual and the Collective in Biology"
"The Individual and the Collective in Biology"


'''Eric Beinhocker,''' London School of Economics
'''Jason Karlawish, University of Pennsylvania'''
"The Role of the Individual in Economics"


'''Rajiv Sethi,''' SFI and Columbia University
"Desktop Medicine"
"Individual and Collective Action in Financial Markets"


'''Tim Wu,''' Columbia Law School
'''Rajiv Sethi, SFI and Barnard College, Columbia University'''
"Network Neutrality, Individual Freedom, and Privacy on the Internet"


'''Simon DeDeo,''' SFI
"Individual Strategies and Aggregate Outcomes in Financial Markets"
"The Individual from a Complex Systems Perspective"
 
'''Geoffrey West, SFI'''
 
'''Charles Marshall, UC Berkeley'''


'''Geoffrey West,''' SFI


'''Charles Marshall,''' UC Berkeley


'''Debate:''' "Individuals and Collectives in Scientific Theory"
'''Debate:'''
 
"Individuals and Collectives in Scientific Theory"

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Held At Bishops Lodge Resort, 1297 Bishops Lodge Road, Santa Fe, NM

November 3-5, 2011

Organized by: Doug Erwin, Chair of Faculty and Professor, SFI; Chris Wood, Vice President of Administration and Director of the Business Network, SFI


"Does the Individual Matter?"

Individuals play a critical role in many fields of science, yet there is great disagreement over whether individuals, rather than collectives, actually matter for the progress of science (and there is, of course, considerable difference in how individuals are defined).

The Trustees/BNet Symposium will explore the role of individuals in different scientific contexts, from atoms and molecules through economies, societies, and cultures. The goal is to highlight differences in the importance of individuals within and between scientific domains, as well as differences in how individuals are defined within and between domains.


Speakers Include:


Luis Bettencourt, SFI and Los Alamos National Laboratory

"Is There a Role for the Individual in Physics"

Simon DeDeo, SFI

"The Individual from a Complex Systems Perspective"

Raissa D'Souza, SFI and University of California, Davis

"The Role of Individuals in Networks"

Doug Erwin, SFI and the Smithsonian Institution

"The Individual and the Collective in Biology"

Jason Karlawish, University of Pennsylvania

"Desktop Medicine"

Rajiv Sethi, SFI and Barnard College, Columbia University

"Individual Strategies and Aggregate Outcomes in Financial Markets"

Geoffrey West, SFI

Charles Marshall, UC Berkeley


Debate:

"Individuals and Collectives in Scientific Theory"