Workshop on Symmetry, Structure and the Constitution of Objects, Leeds, 21 August 2012

University of Leeds
Centre for History and Philosophy of Science
School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

One Day Workshop: Symmetry, Structure and the Constitution of Objects
Tuesday August 21st

Programme:

10.45 coffee, welcome, find your seats

11-12 Elena Castellani (Florence) and Laura Crosilla (Leeds) ‘Objects: A Structural Constructivist Approach’

12-1 Fred Muller (Rotterdam; Utrecht) ‘Properties Out of Relations, Rigorously’

1 – 2 lunch

2-3 Silvia De Bianchi (University of Rome “La Sapienza”/University College London) ‘Symmetries and Methods in Physics: The Case of Majorana’s Strategy in A Symmetric Theory of Electrons and Positrons’

3- 3.30 tea

3.30 – 4.30 Adam Caulton (Cambridge) ‘Symmetries as Constitutive A Priori Principles’

4.30 – 5 Discussion

There is no registration fee but please indicate attendance for catering purposes.

The workshop will be held in Philosophy, BG36.

All enquiries to: s.r.d.french@leeds.ac.uk

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