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).
|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”|
|15:50 -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.
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