Models, Explanations, and Realism about Quantum Physics: Leeds, 17 January 2017

University of Leeds
Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science

The workshop is part of the ARHC Scientific Realism and the Quantum Project.
http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/raq

January 17, 2017

Speakers:

Alisa Bokulich (Boston)
Dennis Dieks (Utrecht)
Soazig LeBihan (Montana)
Michela Massimi (Edinburgh)
Juha Saatsi (Leeds)

Schedule:

9.30 Arrivals
10.00-11.10 Saatsi: Scientific realism meets metaphysics of quantum mechanics
11.10-11.40 Coffee
11.40-12.50 Dieks: Realism and Explanation in Quantum Mechanics: a Bohrian Perspective
12.50-13.40 Lunch
13.40-14.50 Massimi (Edinburgh): Perspectival modelling in contemporary high-energy physics
15.00-16.10 LeBihan (Montana): Understanding Quantum Foundations
16.10-16.35 Coffee
16.35-17.45 Bokulich (Boston): Losing Sight of the Forest for the Ψ: A Call for a Successor to the Realism Question
18.00 Finish, then drinks / dinner

Venue: Botany House, University of Leeds

Registration is free, but places are limited. Please contact Juha Saatsi (J.T.Saatsi@leeds.ac.uk) by Tuesday 10th January if you are interested in attending or have any questions about the event.

The workshop is part of the ARHC Scientific Realism and the Quantum Project

For abstracts, see:

http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/raq/events/workshop-models-explanations-and-realism-about-quantum-physics/

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