Organized by Gertrudis Van de Vijver and Charles Wolfe
10:00 Bohang Chen, 'Darwinism and Chinese Communism: a comparative history'
10:45 Leonardo Bich & Derek Skillings, 'Biological Individuality: a physiological account'
11:30 Coffee break
11:45 Boris Demarest, 'On the Role of the Concept of Life in Biology: a Response to Recent Criticisms of the Project of Life-Definitionism'
12:30 Massimiliano Simons, 'Tell me what you think of aliens and I will tell you what you think of life'
14:30 Gertrudis Van de Vijver, 'Life as a struggle against the forces of death, or life on the rails of death? On the Freudian concept of death drive and its relevance for the concept of life.'
15:15 Joris Van den Poucke, 'Concepts of what? (M,R)-systems and natural purposes.'
16:00 Barnaby Hutchins, 'Attitudinal vitalism, physicalism, and supplementary metaphysics'
16:45 Charles Wolfe, 'Life will tear us apart: vitalism and life definitionism'