Philosophy of Physics Research Seminars Trinity Term 2019

Convened by Simon Saunders
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. 

Abstracts are posted weekly.

Week 1 (2 May) Olivier Darrigol (Paris)
Ludwig Boltzmann: Atoms, mechanics, and probability

Week 2 (9 May)  NO SEMINAR

Week 3 (16 MAY) Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)
On realism and functionalism about space and time

Week 4 (23 MAY)  NO SEMINAR

Week 5 (30 May) Henrique Gomes (Cambridge and Perimeter)
Gauge, boundaries, and the connection form

Week 6 (6 June) NO SEMINAR

Week 7 (13th June) Harvey Brown (Oxford)
Aspects of probabilistic reasoning in physics

Week 8 (20th June) Martin Lesourd (Oxford)
The Epistemic constraints that observers face in General Relativistic spacetimes