Philosophy of QFT Summer School (Urbino, June 25-28)

The XXI International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics hosted in Urbino, June 25-28, will focus on Philosophy of Quantum Field Theory.  Interested graduate students and early career researchers are encouraged to apply to attend, or to present a paper.
Lectures will be given by Miklos Redei (London School of Economics and Political Science), Laura Ruetsche (University of Michigan) and Giovanni Valente (Polytechnic University of Milan); and afternoon seminars will be given by Elena Castellani (University of Florence), F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Utrecht University), and Sergio Doplicher (University of Rome La Sapienza)

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CFA: First Biennial Midwest Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

Hosted by:
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity project
University of Notre Dame

Location:
Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, 5737 S. University Ave., Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates:
July 22-27, 2018

Further information, when available, at http://beyondspacetime.net/summer-school-2018.
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CFP: Individuality, Distinguishability, and (Non-)Entanglement, Bonn, 15-17 March 2018

Speakers:
Tomasz Bigaj, Jeremy Butterfield, Adam Caulton, Laura Felline, Cord Friebe, James Ladyman, Øystein Linnebo, Andrea Lubberdink, Fred A. Muller, Simon Saunders, Tina Wachter
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CFP: Modality in Physics, Kraków, Poland, June 11-13, 2018

Description: The conference is devoted to clarify the question as to what role modality plays in theories of physics. Has our physical world an irreducible modal aspect? Are there modal properties, entities or other conceptual tools which are indispensable in understanding physical theories? If these elements are dispensable, does adding modality help to interpret these theories?
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CFA: Workshop ‘Rethinking Foundations of Physics’ 2018

Saturday March 17 – Saturday March 24

Traditional conferences and subject-specific workshops offer little room for having in-depth discussions about the foundations of physics in an open, creative and speculative way. Since the first meeting in 2013, this workshop has offered a platform for engaging in such discussions.
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2017-18 Beyond Spacetime Essay Prize Winners

The 2017-18 Beyond Spacetime Essay Prize in the philosophy of quantum gravity goes to

• Adam Koberinski (Western): Problems with the cosmological constant problem
• David Wallace (Southern California): Why black hole information loss is paradoxical

Congratulations!

As always, the papers are being made available on the philsci archive.

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CFA: MCMP Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students

The MCMP is organising the fifth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, and invites applications until March 5, 2018.

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This year the focus will be on metaphysics. More specifically, we will have the following lecture streams:
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