Philosophy of Logic, Math and Physics: Graduate Conference, June 5-6, 2014

LMP 2001

May 7, 2001

Papers

Doreen Fraser (Pittsburgh)
“Reasons for the Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Physical Sciences”
Comments: Carrie Klatt

Amit Hagar (UBC)
“A Random Walk on the Moon of Jupiter: Can We Defend Interventionalism?”
Comments: Sona Ghosh

Christopher Lang (Wisconsin at Madison)
“A Problem with Probability”
Comments: Dylan Gault

Kirk McDirmid (UWO)
“A Hint for Solving the Preferred Observable Problem in Quantum Mechanics”
Comments: Derek Brown

Slobodan Perovic (York)
“Why Quantum Entanglements Are Not Emerging Properties”
Comments: Christian Lacroix

Christopher J. Smeenk (Pittsburgh)
“Evolving Laws?”
Comments: Kirk McDirmid

Organizers

David Laverty and Greg Lavers

Participants in the Physics Conference

2017 Keynote Speaker

Doreen Fraser is a professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo. Her research is largely in the philosophy of quantum field theory, but extends to broader issues such as analogies in physics and the applicability of mathematics.