XVIII Summer School in Philosophy of Physics: “Einstein Philosopher-Scientist. A celebration for 100 years of General Theory of Relativity”

Cesena-Urbino, Italy, 7-11 September 2015

Attendance to the school is free of charge. Unfortunately there is room for a limited number of students, graduate students and early researchers depending on a successful application.

Application should include:
1) A CV
2) A cover letter
And should be sent to: cirfis.scuolaestiva@gmail.com no later than 15th of July. The subject line should be “Participation. XVIII summer school in philosophy of physics”

Notification of acceptance is expected no later than 1st of August.

Call for Papers

The XVIII Summer School in Philosophy of Physics will dedicate its last session (September,11th) to the presentation of original papers in philosophy of physics. We invite Grad students, Post-Graduate students and early researchers alike to submit an abstract (no longer than 1000 words) suitable for blind review to:
cirfis.scuolaestiva@gmail.com no later than 15th July. Preference will be given to papers dealing with different aspects of Einstein’s work. The subject line should read: “Submission XVIII Summer School in philosophy of physics”. Papers should be sent as a pdf file together with a title page containing info about the author(s).

Notification of acceptance is expected no later than 15th August.

On the school website there will be suggestions with discount rates for accommodation and board.

For further info write to:
claudio.calosi@uniurb.it or pierluigi.graziani@uniurb.it.

Below is a tentative program:

XVIII Summer School in Philosophy of Physics:

“Einstein Philosopher-Scientist. A celebration for 100 years of General Theory of Relativity”

Cesena-Urbino,7-11 September 2015

7th September

16.00-16.30 Introduction to the School and Presentation of the Seminars

16.30-18.30 Inaugural Lecture. J. Renn, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Einstein philosopher-scientist: a celebration for 100 years of General Theory of Relativity

8th September

9.00-11.00 Einstein Spacetime Physicist, Part I.
H. Brown, Oxford University

11.30 -13.30 Einstein Philosopher of Science, Part I.
D. Howard, University of Notre-Dame

15.30 – 16.50 TBA
F. Laudisa, Bicocca University, Milan

9th September

9.00-11.00 Einstein Spacetime Physicist, Part II.
H. Brown, Oxford University

11.30 -13.30 Einstein Philosopher of Science, Part II.
D. Howard, University of Notre-Dame

15.30 – 16.50 TBA
M. Dorato, University of Rome3

10th September

9.00-11.00 Einstein Spacetime Physicist, Part III.
H. Brown, Oxford University

11.30 -13.30 Einstein Philosopher of Science, Part III.
D. Howard, University of Notre-Dame

15.30- 17.30 Final Lecture: Silvio Bergia (University of Bologna)
TBA

11th September

9.00-11.00 Einstein Spacetime Physicist, Part IV.
H. Brown, Oxford University

11.30 -13.30 Einstein Philosopher of Science, Part IV.
D. Howard, University of Notre-Dame

15.00-18.00 Postgraduate conference
(4 speakers from CFP)

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