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

LMP 2011

May 8-9, 2011

Keynote Address

George Smith, Tufts University

“An Alternative Agenda for Philosophy of Science.”

The commencement of the conference proper was preceded by a panel discussion entitled Topics in the Philosophy of Cosmology.
Participants: Cameron Gibelyou (Michigan), Adam Becker (Michigan), Andrew Friedman (Harvard).

Papers

Joe Reich (Ohio State),”Diagnosing Logical Pluralisms”

Jack Woods (Princeton), “On the Prospect of an Austere Semantics for Plural Languages”

James Owen Weatherall (UC Irvine), “The Status of the Geodesic Principle”

Ashley Graham Kennedy (Virginia), “Idealization and Explanation in Astrophysics”

Joshua Hershey (Princeton), “Interpreting Probability in Statistical Mechanics”

William B. D’Alessandro (Illinois-Chicago), “On Formalism and Interpretation: The Case of Quantum Logic”

Graham Leach-Krouse (Notre Dame), “Solovay’s Theorem and the Unexpected Examination”

Organizers

Amy Wuest, Molly Kao, Saad Anis, Michael Cuffaro

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.