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

LMP 2002

May 12, 2002

Keynote

William Demopoulos (University of Western Ontario)

“On Rational Reconstruction of Theoretical Knowledge”

Papers

Manuel Bächtold (Université Paris I: Parthéon-Sarbonne and Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliqueé, Ecole Polytechnique)
“The Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics According to a Pragmatic Transcendental Approach”
Comments: Carrie Klatt

Tomasz Bigaj (Michigan, Ann Arbor and Warsaw University)
“Counterfactuals and Non-locality of Quantum Mechanics”
Comments: Kirk McDirmid

Patrick Girard (McGill)
“S3-4 vs. S3*-4*”

Amit Hagar (UBC)
“Against Knowledge”
Comments: Kirk McDirmid

Jill North (Rutgers)
“The Time-Asymmetry of Radiation and the Initial Condition of the Universe”
Comments: Dylan Gault

Matthew Parker (Chicago)
“Decidability and Riddled Basins”
Comments: Gregory Lavers

Organizers

Derek Brown and Melanie Frappier

Participants in the Physics Conference

John Earman (Pittsburgh), Lawrence Sklar (John Hopkins), and Lee Smolin (Perimeter Inst. And Waterloo).

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.