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).


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