Workshop: Non-relativistic quantum mechanics (Michigan, 3 April 2016)

The University of Michigan’s Foundations of Modern Physics Working Group will hold a workshop bringing together physicists and philosophers to discuss foundational and philosophical issues in non-relativistic quantum mechanics. The workshop will take place April 3, 2016, on UM’s Ann Arbor campus, and breakfast and lunch will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Please register at the following address if you wish to attend the conference: http://goo.gl/forms/984NwzRbZO.

Speakers and Titles:

Roberto Merlin (Physics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; University of Michigan)
Title: The Problem with Quantum Measurements

Jeffrey Barrett (Logic & Philosophy of Science, Philosophy; University of California – Irvine)
Title: Typicality in Pure Wave Mechanics

David Wallace (Philosophy; Balliol College, Oxford University)
Title: What is “Orthodox Quantum Mechanics”?

Anthony Leggett (Physics; University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign)
Title: Realism versus Quantum Mechanics

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