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.
Date: Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 09:45 – 18:30.
Location: LAK 2.06
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Lakatos Award Ceremony: To follow the next evening, 6:00-9:30pm.
Speakers: Gordon Belot (Michigan), Fay Dowker (Imperial), Klaas Landsman (Radboud), and David Malament (UC Irvine).
This workshop is open to all. Registration is online (and free).
|09:45-10:00||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|10:00-11:30||Klaas Landsman, “Bohrification: From classical concepts to commutative (operator) algebras”|
|12:00-13:30||Fay Dowker, “Causal Sets: Discrete Spacetime”|
|13:30-15:00||Break for Lunch|
|15:00-16:30||Gordon Belot, “The Mach-Einstein Principle of 1917-18”|
|17:00-18:30||David Malament, “On Relative Orbital Rotation in Relativity Theory”|
This workshop is made possible by the Lakatos Fund, the Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method, and the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences.
Organiser: Bryan W. Roberts
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