Convened by Harvey Brown
The following seminars will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays, weeks 1-8, EXCEPT for week 3 and week 8, in the Lecture Room of Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG.
Abstracts are posted weekly.
Thu 22nd Jan (week 1): Jonathan Halliwell (Imperial College London)
Negative Probabilities, Fine’s Theorem and Quantum Histories
Thu 29th Jan (week 2): Raymond Lal (Cambridge/Oxford)
The topology of contextuality: a new perspective on quantum no-go theorems
Thu 5th Feb (week 3): NO SEMINAR
Thu 12th Feb (week 4): Erik Curiel (Munich)
Problems with the interpretation of energy conditions in general relativity
Thu 19th Feb (week 5): David Wallace (Oxford)
Fields as Bodies: a unified treatment of spacetime and gauge symmetry
Thu 26th Feb (week 6): James Ladyman (Bristol)
Do local symmetries have ‘direct empirical consequences’?
Thu 5th Mar (week 7): Nicholas Teh (Cambridge)
Theoretical Equivalence in Classical Mechanics: A Prolegomenon to Duality
12th Mar (week 8): NO SEMINAR