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Tuesday, August 4
 

11:00

C2.1 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Einsten’s Criticism of Quantum Mechanics and Humean Philosophy
Morita Kunihisa, Faculty of Arts and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, JAPAN 



A Discrete Solution for the Paradox of Achilles and the Tortoise
Vincent ARDOUREL, History of Physics, University Lille 1, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, FRANCE 



Measurement in Berkeley's philosophy
Ozaki Yuki, Graduate school of science, Hokkaido university, Sapporo, JAPAN

 

Chairs
VA

Vincent Ardourel

University Lille 1

Speakers
MK

Morita Kunihisa

Kyushu University
OY

Ozaki Yuki

Hokkaido university



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C2.2 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
 4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A Defense of Non-causal Explanations in Relativity.
Corey Sawkins, Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, CANADA

Hawking and Penrose: The Reality Debate
Wojciech Grygiel, Philosophy, The Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków, POLAND

Interpretation and Ontology in Special Relativity
Kevin Coffey, Philosophy, NYU Abu Dhabi, New York, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Marco Giovanelli's presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Corey Sawkins

Corey Sawkins

PhD Candidate, University of Guelph

Speakers
KC

Kevin Coffey

NYU Abu Dhabi
WG

Wojciech Grygiel

The Pontifical University of John Paul II



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

C2.3 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

MOVED TO ROOM 21!

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The conceptual foundations of Symmetry Breaking and the origin of physics
Joseph Kouneiher, Sciences and technologies, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, FRANCE

Quotidian, scientific and fictitious objects under a Russell-Schrödingerian approach: the case of light
Caroline Elisa Murr, GLFC, UFSC, Florianópolis, BRAZIL

Prediction in General Relativity
Casey McCoy, Philosophy, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA



On two arguments for the non-renormalizability of gravity
Juliusz Doboszewski, Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND

Chairs
avatar for Casey McCoy

Casey McCoy

University of California San Diego

Speakers
JD

Juliusz Doboszewski

Jagiellonian University
avatar for Joseph Kouneiher

Joseph Kouneiher

Director of Sciences and Tchnologies Department, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis
I'm working in Mathematical Physics and Epistemology and History of Sciences see my last three papers (2015) : 1) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10773-015-2542-1, Int. J. Theo. Phys 2) http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0219887815500899 , Int. J. Geo... Read More →
avatar for Casey McCoy

Casey McCoy

University of California San Diego



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Room 21, Main Building
 
Wednesday, August 5
 

11:00

C2.4 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Typicality in Statistical Mechanics: An Epistemological Approach
Massimiliano Badino, Philosophy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / MIT, Bellaterra (Barcelona), SPAIN   

On the probabilistic approach to renormalization
Jeremy Butterfield, Philosophy, Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM   

On How to Approach the Approach to Equilibrium
Joshua Luczak, Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  

     

Chairs
avatar for Massimiliano Badino

Massimiliano Badino

Post Doc Fellow, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / MIT

Speakers
JB

Jeremy Butterfield

Trinity College, Cambridge
avatar for Joshua Luczak

Joshua Luczak

University of Western Ontario



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C2.5 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Causal Sets and Discrete Linear Structures
Laurenz Hudetz, Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg, Salzburg, AUSTRIA

Testing typicality in multiverse cosmology
Feraz Azhar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM

Measure, Topology and Probabilistic Reasoning in Cosmology
Erik Curiel, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, GERMANY

Bayesian Perspectives on the Discovery of the Higgs Particle
Richard Dawid, Philosophy, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY
 

 

Chairs
avatar for Erik Curiel

Erik Curiel

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU

Speakers
FA

Feraz Azhar

University of Cambridge
RD

Richard Dawid

LMU Munich
LH

Laurenz Hudetz

University of Salzburg



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

C2.13 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences + A2 Philosophical Logic
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Likelihood and Confidence in the IPCC's Uncertainty Framework
Casey Helgeson, Philosophy, London School of Economics, London, USA   

Epistemic and institutional challenges posed by the provision of climate services
Cecilia Hidalgo, School of Philosophy&Literature, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

A pragmatic logic for denial (LPD)
Massimiliano Carrara, FISPPA DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF PADUA, padova, ITALY
Daniele Chiffi, UNIVERSITY OF PADUA, ITALY
Ciro De Florio, CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILAN, MILAN, ITALY

Chairs
DC

Daniele Chiffi

University of Padua

Speakers
MC

Massimiliano Carrara

UNIVERSITY OF PADUA
avatar for Casey Helgeson

Casey Helgeson

London School of Economics
CH

Cecilia Hidalgo

University of Buenos Aires



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 16
 
Thursday, August 6
 

11:00

C2.7 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A diachronic perspective on the structure of quantum lattices
Sebastian Fortin, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Leonardo Vanni, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Common cause closedness in orthomodular lattices
Yuichiro Kitajima, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, Narashino, JAPAN

Popper School Methodological Disproof of Quantum Logic
Steven Meyer, R&D, Tachyon Design Automation, San Francisco, USA

30 min Break (due to cancellation of the presentation: Generalized Implication in Quantum Logic, Tsuyoshi Yokoo, Philosophy, Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN. CANCELLED 5.8.2015)


Chairs
YK

Yuichiro Kitajima

Nihon University

Speakers
SF

Sebastian Fortin

CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
SM

Steven Meyer

Tachyon Design Automation
TY

Tsuyoshi Yokoo

Keio University
Something personal came up and I have to cancel my presentation ``Generalized Implication in Quantum Logic'' on Thursday, August 6, 11:00am-01:00pm (C2.7 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences). I’m really sorry.



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C2.8 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A PBR-like argument for psi-ontology in terms of protective measurements
Shan Gao, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, CHINA

Relationalism and Background Independence in Quantum Gravity
Kamil Lacina, Philosophy of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow,
POLAND

Reconstruction of The Concept of Physical Quantity: An Epistemological
Approach to Understand Weak Value
Hajime Sugio, Philosophy (GCARLS), Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN

The Probability Problem in Everettian Quantum Mechanics Persists
Foad Dizadji-Bahmani, Philosophy, California State University Los
Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

Chairs
KL

Kamil Lacina

Jagiellonian University

Speakers
FD

Foad Dizadji-Bahmani

California State University Los Angeles
SG

Shan Gao

Chinese Academy of Sciences
HS

Hajime Sugio

Keio University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 5

17:00

C2.9 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

¿Is Bose Einstein Condensation of Trapped Gases a Phase Transition?
Marco Corgini, Mathematics, Universidad de la Serena, La Serena, Chile

Are Unitarily Inequivalent Representations in Quantum Field Theory
Incommensurable Physical Theories?
Tracy Lupher, Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, USA

Do renormalization group methods explain continuous phase transitions?
Patricia Palacios, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Emanuele Rossanese's presentation)

Chairs
avatar for Tracy Lupher

Tracy Lupher

Associate Professor, James Madison University
Tracy Lupher is the co-founder and co-director of the Logic and Reasoning Institute. His work focuses on the philosophy of physics along with related issues in the philosophy of science and metaphysics. He is also interested in logic, the philosophy of language, and analytical philosophy... Read More →

Speakers
MC

Marco Corgini

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA
PP

Patricia Palacios

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 5
 
Friday, August 7
 

11:00

C2.6 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 11:00AM – 12:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Information, entanglement and causation
Olimpia Lombardi, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Cristian Lopez, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

The Session Ends at 12 pm (due to the cancellation of Vassilios Karakostas and Elias Zafiris' presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Cristian Lopez

Cristian Lopez

PhD Student, University of Buenos Aires/ CONICET
I am PhD student of University of Buenos Aires and doctoral fellow of CONICET. I am working in philosophy of physics (philosophy of information and philosophy of time)

Speakers
avatar for Olimpia Lombardi

Olimpia Lombardi

Researcher-Professor, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
I am a philosopher of physics interested in the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the meaning of quantum decoherence. During the last years my interest focused on information theory, both classical and quantum. In the field of the relations between physics and chemistry, I advocate... Read More →



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C2.10 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Entanglement and Probability
Jaakko Hintikka, Philosophy, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, FINLAND

A discussion about the ontological commitments of quantum information theory
Federico Holik, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, CONICET-Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, ARGENTINA
Olimpia Lombardi, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA



A Path Integral Treatment of an EPR Experiment: Insights into the Nature of Quantum Nonlocality?
Brian Padden, Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY



Separate common causes explanations for EPR-correlations - an almost-no-go result.
Michal Tomasz Godziszewski, Department of Logic, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, POLAND
Tomasz Placek, Department of Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND
Leszek Wronski, Department of Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND

Chairs
JH

Jaakko Hintikka

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

Speakers
MT

Michal Tomasz Godziszewski

University of Warsaw
avatar for Federico Holik

Federico Holik

Research Assistant, CONICET-Universidad Nacional de La Plata
avatar for Olimpia Lombardi

Olimpia Lombardi

Researcher-Professor, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
I am a philosopher of physics interested in the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the meaning of quantum decoherence. During the last years my interest focused on information theory, both classical and quantum. In the field of the relations between physics and chemistry, I advocate... Read More →
BP

Brian Padden

LMU Munich



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 12

14:30

C2.11 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES




Irreversibility and Teleology in Physics 

Erez Firt, Philosophy, Haifa University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL




Quantum mechanics (QM) and the troubles with identity 

Décio Krause, Philosophy, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, BRAZIL




Can analogies make us understand quantum mechanics – finally ?

Louis Vervoort, CIRST , University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montréal, Québec, CANADA




The Equivalence Principle is a Criterion of Identity 

Ryan Samaroo, Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
EF

Erez Firt

Haifa University

Speakers
avatar for Décio Krause

Décio Krause

Federal University of Santa Catarina
avatar for Ryan Samaroo

Ryan Samaroo

University of Bristol
LV

Louis Vervoort

University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 5
 
Saturday, August 8
 

13:30

C2.12 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Quantum Mechanics and Scientific Realism: restoring a misconceived relation

Maria Panagiotatou, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens, Athens, GREECE

(Dis)Solving the Measurement Problem
Ilkka Pättiniemi, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

On the notion of a-spatiotemporal beables in quantum gravity, or: Can we dispense with space and time as fundamental categories?
Antonio Vassallo, Philosophy, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Rein Vihalemm's presentation)


Chairs
MP

Maria Panagiotatou

University of Athens

Speakers
avatar for Ilkka Pättiniemi

Ilkka Pättiniemi

University of Helsinki
AV

Antonio Vassallo

University of Lausanne



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33