This workshop is in honor of Laura Ruetsche and David Wallace jointly winning the 2013 Lakatos Award. Read more.

Date: Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 (all day)
Location: LAK 2.06
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Lakatos Award Ceremony: To follow the next day on Wednesday evening.

Speakers: Gordon Belot (Michigan), Eleanor Knox (KCL), Laura Ruetsche (Michigan), Nicholas Teh (Cambridge, Notre Dame), David Wallace (Oxford).

Programme (Print Version)

Lakatos Award Workshop, October 21, 2014, LAK 2.06
Time Speaker
10:00 -11:15 Eleanor Knox, “How to make peace with holography”
11:15 -11:35 Coffee Break
11:35 -12:50 Gordon Belot, “50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can’t be Wrong”
12:50 -14:15 Break for Lunch
14:15 -15:30 Nicholas Teh, “The Flexibility of Gauge”
15:30 -15:50 Tea
15:50 -17:05 Laura Ruetsche, “The unrationalized effectiveness of non-fundamental physics”
17:05 -18:20 David Wallace, “Fields as Bodies: a unified treatment of spacetime and gauge symmetry”

This workshop is made possible by the Lakatos Fund, and by a British Society for the Philosophy of Science conference grant.

British Society for the Philosophy of Science