Philosophy of Physics research seminars Hilary Term 2024

Convened by Chris Timpson

NOTE THE NEW TIME: Seminars will take place in person at 3.00 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Room of Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG. Talks will also be streamed, recorded, and (with speaker’s consent) published on our new You Tube channel

Those on the philosophy of physics mailing list will receive an invitation to join the meetings online; others should contact the convenors directly.

Abstracts are posted weekly.

Week1 (18 Jan): NO SEMINAR

Week 2 (25 Jan): Caspar Jacobs (Leiden)
Stating Maths-First Realism, or How to Say Things with Models

Week3 (1 Feb): NO SEMINAR

Week 4 (8 Feb): Adam Caulton (Oxford)
Reduction and Equivalence: Some mild suggestions

Week 5 (15 Feb): NO SEMINAR

Week 6 (22 Feb): Nick Ormrod (Oxford)
Which theories have a measurement problem?

Week 7 (29 Feb): NO SEMINAR

Week 8 (7 Mar): James Read (Oxford)
The non-relativistic geometric trinity of gravity