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    Probability and the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

Probability and the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

28 June 2018|

On 2 July, this workshop will bring together philosophers of physics to explore the nature of probability in quantum theory and in the Everett interpretation.

All of our experiments in quantum theory are statistical and probabilistic in nature. But the nature of probabilities in quantum theory is surprisingly philosophically subtle. This subtlety is particularly present on the Everett or […]

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    Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

Workshop on the Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

3 May 2018|

On 8 June, this workshop will engage several authors of the International Panel on Social Progress’s first, comprehensive Report in a debate with policy-makers and researchers from UK and international organisations.

Workshop on The Philosophy of Social Evolution

7 February 2018|

On Friday 23 February, this half-day workshop will consider issues raised in Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution.

Workshop on Risk and Aggregation in Ethics

19 January 2018|

On 2–3 March this two-day workshop organised jointly with the Department of Philosophy, University College London will bring together philosophers to discuss problems of risk and aggregation in ethical theory.

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    Philosophy, Politics and Economics Conference in honour of Luc Bovens

Philosophy, Politics and Economics Conference in honour of Luc Bovens

8 November 2017|

On 7 December, this conference will bring together scholars from around the world to celebrate the work of Prof Bovens and his contributions to philosophy, politics and economics.

The Ant Trap: An Expert Workshop

2 November 2017|

On 10 November, this half-day workshop will explore some of the issues raised by Brian Epstein’s award-winning book, The Ant Trap.

Biological Identity: An Expert Workshop

16 October 2017|

On 10 November, this half-day expert workshop will look at issues of biological identity.

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    Foundations of Quantum Theory Book Workshop: Cats, Fleas and Symmetries

Foundations of Quantum Theory Book Workshop: Cats, Fleas and Symmetries

9 October 2017|

On 4 December, a workshop will be held to launch Klaas Landsman’s new Open Access book, Foundations of Quantum Theory, with talks by Landsman, Butterfield, Feintzig and Roberts.

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Reasons, Rationality, and Intentional Agency

18 September 2017|

On 29 September, this two-day interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, economists, and scholars from neighbouring disciplines to discuss issues ranging from new approaches to rational choice theory at one end of the spectrum to contributions concerning the metaphysics of intentionality and agency at the other.

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    Quantum Investigations: A Conference in Honour of Miklós Rédei

Quantum Investigations: A Conference in Honour of Miklós Rédei

12 September 2017|

On 27 October this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists inspired by the work of Miklós Rédei to discuss new work on the foundations of quantum physics.