Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Deadline: 1 DECEMBER 2019
INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON DARK MATTER & MODIFIED GRAVITY
Astrophysical and cosmological observations as well as explanatory gaps in the Standard Model of particle physics imply the existence of dark matter and/or a modification of our best theory of space, time and gravity, namely general relativity and its Newtonian limit. We invite historical and/or philosophical contributions on dark matter (DM) and/or modified gravity (MG) and especially the interface between these two research programmes. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
We are delighted to announce the Second Chilean Conference on the Philosophy of Physics. The conference will be hosted by the Philosophy Institute at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. It will be held in Santiago, between december 4 and 6.
We invite scholars to submit an abstract of 500-1000 words to firstname.lastname@example.org, before september 5. Notifications by september 20.
Jeffrey Bub (University of Maryland)
Michel Janssen (University of Minnesota)
Juha Saatsi (University of Leeds)
For any questions, please write to email@example.com. For more information, please visit https://philphyschile.wixsite.com/2019
Second Irvine-London-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics
Dates: September 2-3, 2019
Venue: HS 301, Franziskanergasse 1, 5020 Salzburg (Austria)
Organizing committee: Erik Curiel (Munich), Patricia Palacios (Salzburg), Bryan Roberts (LSE), Giovanni Valente (Milan), Jim Weatherall (Irvine), and Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg)
Call for Papers
The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy is organising the sixth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, taking place from 28th July to 3rd August 2019. The deadline for applications has been extended: applications are invited until 31st March 2019.
*Call for Participation* and *Call for Papers*
*PHILOSOPHY OF COSMOLOGY*
*XXII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics*
17-20 June 2019, Urbino, Italy
The topic of the school is “Philosophy of Cosmology” and will feature lectures given by Christopher Smeenk (Western University, and Director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy), Erik Curiel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), and afternoon seminars given by Alfio Bonanno (INAF, Catania Astrophysical Observatory), Elena Pian (INAF, Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory, Bologna), Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino) and Giovanni Macchia (University of Urbino).
The Society for the Metaphysics of Science (SMS) will be holding its fifth annual conference on November 7-9, 2019 at the University of Toronto.
Our keynote speaker will be Katherine Brading (Duke University).
In addition, Max Kistler (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) will deliver a presidential address.
All other sessions will comprise submitted papers.
The 19th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics (LMP) Graduate Conference will take place on Monday-Tuesday, June 10-11, 2019, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. We are pleased to announce that David John Baker (the University of Michigan) will be giving the keynote address for this year’s LMP.