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

LMP 2016

Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference

June 9-10, 2016
Stevenson Hall Room 1145

With Keynote Address from James Ladyman (University of Bristol)

 

Held in conjunction with the Information-Theoretic Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics conference (June 11–12, 2016).

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 LMP 2016 Speakers (left to right): Nicholas DiBella, Alfredo Watkins, Fabio Ceravolo, Patrick Walsh, Eric Walker, Andre Curtis-Trudel, Neil Dewar.
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Winner of the 2016 Clifton Memorial book prize: Neil Dewar. Awarded by keynote speaker James Ladyman.

June 9, 2016

9:30am

Nicholas DiBella (Stanford University),
“The Paradox of Non-Conglomerability is a Paradox for Everyone”

10:45am

Andre Curtis-Trudel (University of Calgary),
“Is Church’s Thesis an Explication?”

11:45am
Lunch

1:00pm

Alfredo Watkins (UNC Chapel Hill),
“Mathematical Reduction, Treating-as, and Abstraction: An Immanent Structuralist Explanation”

2:15pm

Patrick Walsh (Carnegie Mellon University),
“Categorical Harmony and Path Induction”

3:30pm

Keynote Address: James Ladyman (University of Bristol),
“Ideas of Identity: applying Homotopy Type Theory in the philosophy of logic, mathematics and physics”

7:00pm

Dinner


June 10, 2016

9:30am

Eric Walker (UC Riverside),
“Frege’s Ideography: What it is Supposed to Express and How”

10:45am

Adam Simon (Stanford University),
“What are Y’all Even Tonking About?”

11:45am
Lunch

1:00pm

Fabio Ceravolo (University of Leeds),
“Familiar Sortals with Relativistic Composition”

2:15pm

Neil Dewar (Oxford University),
“Maxwell-Cartan Gravitation”

3:15pm
Awarding of the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize


This conference is supported by The Rotman Institute of Philosophy, The Department of Philosophy, The Faculty of Arts and HumanitiesThe Faculty of Social Sciences, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Oxford University Press for donating the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize.

Organizers

Adam Koberinski (chair), Melissa Jacquart, Nathan Moore, Tom De Saegher, Philippos Papayannopoulos, Marie Gueguen, Yousuf Hasan, Peter Verveniotis.

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.