Philosophy of Physics Research Seminars Michaelmas Term 2018

Convened by Adam Caulton
The following seminars will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Room of Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG. There will be no seminar in weeks 3, 4, and 7.

Abstracts are posted weekly.

11 October (week 1): David Wallace (Philosophy, USC)
Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Finite Quantum Systems: a decoherent-histories approach.

18 October (week 2): Simon Saunders (Philosophy, Oxford)
Understanding particle indistinguishability.

25 October (week 3): NO SEMINAR

1 November (week 4): NO SEMINAR

8 November (week 5): Tushar Menon (Philosophy, Oxford)
Rotating spacetimes and the relativistic null hypothesis

15 November (week 6): Jonathan Barrett (Computer Science, Oxford)
Quantum causal models

22 November (week 7):James Nguyen (Philosophy, UCL)
Interpreting Models: A Suggestion and its Payoffs

29 November (week 8): NO SEMINAR