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    Emergence and the Limit: A Workshop in Philosophy of Statistical and Thermal Physics

Emergence and the Limit: A Workshop in Philosophy of Statistical and Thermal Physics

1 November 2016|

On 25 November, this workshop will consider various case studies portraying either emergent behaviour or other important issues in statistical mechanics and assess the indispensable vs. dispensable nature of of the thermodynamic limit.

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    Workshop on Scientific Imagination and Epistemic Representations

Workshop on Scientific Imagination and Epistemic Representations

10 October 2016|

On 28 October, four experts will consider the issue of imagination in scientific reasoning in this one-day workshop.

The Hole Shebang: New Perspectives on the Hole Argument

26 May 2016|

On 15 July this workshop will bring together philosophers and physicists to discuss the recent debate surrounding interpretations of the Hole Argument.

Reasons and Mental States in Decision Theory

11 May 2016|

On 9–10 June this workshop will explore whether, and how, we can make progress in decision theory by modelling a decision-maker’s reasons and/or mental states.

Workshop: Geometry and Physics

17 April 2016|

A workshop on the philosophical foundations of geometry and physics, held on the occasion of Gordon Belot and David Malament jointly winning the Lakatos Award.

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    50 Years of Worrall: Science, Structure and Rock ‘n’ Roll

50 Years of Worrall: Science, Structure and Rock ‘n’ Roll

11 March 2016|

To celebrate his 50th year at The School, we’ve organised a conference in honour of renowned philosopher of science, structural realist pioneer and rock guitarist extraordinaire Professor John Worrall.

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Decision Theory with a Human Face

27 January 2016|

On 5 February 2016 this one day workshop will focus on themes from Prof Richard Bradley’s forthcoming book, Decision Theory with a Human Face.

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    Explanation, Normativity, and Uncertainty in Economic Modelling

Explanation, Normativity, and Uncertainty in Economic Modelling

18 November 2015|

On 16–17 March 2016 this conference will bring together philosophers and economists to explore philosophical aspects of economic modelling.

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Foundations 2016

1 October 2015|

Exploring, challenging, and reinventing the foundations of modern physics: scenes from an exciting 3-day conference, 16-18 July 2016 at the London School of Economics.

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Decisions, Games and Logic 2015

18 June 2015|

The Decisions, Games and Logic (DGL) workshop series aims to bring together graduate students, post-docs and researchers from philosophy, economics and logic working on formal approaches to rational individual and interactive decision making.