Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy 2013: NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICS

Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy 2013: NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICS

24-26 May 2013

Invited speakers:
Robert Batterman (Pittsburgh)
Brigitte Falkenburg (Dortmund)
Don Howard (Notre Dame)
Sandu Popescu (Bristol)
Miklós Rédei (London)

Program Committee:

Sorin Bangu (Bergen)
Robert Batterman (Pittsburgh)
Katherine Brading (Notre Dame)
Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)
Brigitte Falkenburg (Dortmund)
Don Howard (Notre Dame)
James Ladyman (Bristol)

Antigone Nounou (Athens)
Ilie Parvu (Bucharest)
Iulian Toader (Bucharest)

 

SYMPOSIUM ON EINSTEIN’S PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
25 May 2013
Invited speakers:

Mircea Flonta (Bucharest)
Carsten Held (Erfurt)
Don Howard (Notre Dame)
Local Organizing Committee:
Sorin Costreie (Bucharest)
Andreea Esanu (Bucharest)
Dana Jalobeanu (Bucharest)
Sebastian Mateiescu (Bucharest)
Laurentiu Staicu (Bucharest)
Gheorghe Stefanov (Bucharest)
Iulian Toader (Bucharest)
Program
Friday, 24 May
 
 
 9:00 – 9:30 Registration
 
9:30 – 10:45 Invited Lecture: Sandu Popescu 
(Bristol)
 
Coffee Break
 
11:00 – 11:50 Contributed Talk: Neil Dewar
(Oxford)
The Aharonov-Bohm effect and non-locality”
 
11:50 – 12:40 Contributed Talk: Alexandru Manafu
(Western Ontario)
“Piezoelectricity as a functional property”
 
Lunch
 
14:30 – 15:20 Contributed Talk: Elay Shech
(Pittsburgh)
“Phase Transitions and Essential Idealizations”
 
15:20 – 16:10 Contributed Talk: Doreen Fraser
(Waterloo)
“Intertheoretic relations between statistical mechanics and particle physics”
 
Coffee Break
 
16:25 – 17:40 Invited Lecture: Don Howard 
(Notre Dame)
 
19:00 – 21:00 Conference Dinner
Saturday, 25 May
 
 
 
9:30 – 10:45 Invited Lecture: Brigitte Falkenburg 
(Dortmund)
 
Coffee Break
 
11:00 – 11:50 Contributed Talk: Karim Thébault    (Munich)
“Time Remains”
11:50 – 12:40 Contributed Talk: Ioan Muntean
(Fort Wayne) 
“Principles, Constraints, and Equivalence in String Theory”
 
Lunch
 
14:30 – 15:30 Einstein Symposium:  Jeroen van Dongen 
(Utrecht)
 
15:30 – 16:30 Einstein Symposium: Carsten Held
(Erfurt)
 
Coffee Break
 
16:45 – 17:45 Einstein Symposium: Mircea Flonta 
(Bucharest)
“Eigentlich eine Ueberaschung? Einsteins Misstrauen gegenueber der Quantenmechanik”
 
17:45 – 18:45 Einstein Symposium: Don Howard
(Notre Dame)
Sunday, 26 May
 
 
 
9:30 – 10:45 Invited Lecture: Miklós Rédei 
(London)
 
Coffee Break
 
11:00 – 11:50 Contributed Talk: Gábor Hofer-Szabó
(Budapest)
 “On the localization problem of the common cause”
 
11:50 – 12:40 Contributed Talk: Sorin Bangu
(Bergen)
“A metaphysical lesson from the physics of the weak interaction”
 
Lunch
 
14:30 – 15:45 Invited Lecture: Robert Batterman 
(Pittsburgh)
 
Farewell

 

 


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