Conference: The Foundation of Reality, Oxford, 13-15 March 2017

The Foundation of Reality: Fundamentality, Space and Time

More information: http://www.metaphysics-of-entanglement.ox.ac.uk/conferences/fundamentality_conference

13th – 15th March 2017
MBI Auditorium, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Invited Speakers:

David Z. Albert (Columbia University)
Ralf Bader (University of Oxford)
Craig Callender (University of California, San Diego)
Michael Esfeld (University of Lausanne)
Richard Healey (University of Arizona)
Jenann Ismael (University of Arizona)
Jill North (Rutgers University)
Oliver Pooley (University of Oxford)
Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers University)
Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva)

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Fernando Gil International Prize in Philosophy of Science

The *Call for nominations for the 2017 edition is open until 15th December 2016. *The prize acknowledges a work of outstanding excellence in the domain of the Philosophy of Science, either regarding general epistemological problems or particular scientific areas.
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Workshop: Symmetry and symmetry breaking in fundamental physics

Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Venue: kindly provided by PCQC (Paris Centre for Quantum Computing) at University Paris-6 (Jussieu), room 26-00/101 (Tour 26, 1st floor, room Noguez)
Organizers: Alexei Grinbaum (CEA-LARSIM), Giovanni Valente (Pittsburgh/MCMP-Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy)
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Taking Up Spacetime takes 31st place!

Taking up Spacetime has been selected by the panelist over at Feedspot as one of the Top 50 Physics Blogs on the web:

http://blog.feedspot.com/physics_blogs/

Way to go, Taking up Spacetime!
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CFP: Society for the Metaphysics of Science (3d Annual Conference), New York

After two successful meetings (at Rutgers, Newark in 2015 and the University of Geneva in 2016), the Society for the Metaphysics of Science (SMS) will be holding its third annual conference on October 5-7, 2017 at Fordham University, New York.

Our keynote speaker will be Michael Strevens (NYU).

In addition, Jessica Wilson (U Toronto) will deliver a presidential address.

All other sessions will comprise submitted papers.
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Reminder: Call for nominations for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2016

The Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize is awarded on a yearly basis by the President of
Radboud University Nijmegen for the best thesis/paper(s)/essay(s) in the History and
Philosophy of Physics, submitted elsewhere towards a Master’s (or comparable) degree.
Candidates should be nominated by their academic advisor(s) by 1 November 2016.
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Training school for graduate students and young researchers

Are spin-statistics connection and quantum theory exact? The endeavor for the theory beyond the standard quantum mechanics (FQT2016)

Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, 19-21 December 2016
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