Philosophy of Physics Research Seminars MT 2019

Convened by Tushar Menon
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 (17 Oct): Patricia Palacios (Philosophy, University of Salzburg)
Redefining equilibrium for long-range interacting systems

Week 2 (24th Oct): Francesca Chadha-Day (Physics, University of Cambridge)
Dark matter: understanding the gravity of the situation

Week 3 (31st Oct): NO SEMINAR

Week 4 (7th Nov): Jamee Elder (Philosophy, University of Notre Dame/University of Bonn).
The epistemology of LIGO

Week 5 (14th Nov): Adam Caulton (Philosophy, University of Oxford)
Is a particle an irreducible representation of the Poincaré group?

Week 6 (21st Nov): Radin Dardashti (Philosophy, University of Wuppertal)
Understanding Problems in Physics

Week 7 (28th Nov): NO SEMINAR

Week 8 (5th Dec): Karim Thébault (Philosophy, University of Bristol)
Time and background independence

Week 9 (12th Dec): Barry Loewer (Philosophy, Rutgers)
The package deal account of fundamental laws