Philosophy of Physics Workshop

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Location: 160 Mendoza

Physics Old and New: Historical and Critical Perspectives on Physics and the Philosophy of Nature

Workshop in Honor of Katherine Brading

March 24, 2017

160 Mendoza

Lecture 8:00am-3:00pm   

with Mary Domsky (University of New Mexico), George Smith (Tufts), Alison Petermen (Rochester), Nick Huggett (University of Chicago), David John Baker (University of Michigan), and Tom Pashby (University of Chicago)

 

Physics Old and New: Historical and Critical Perspectives of Physics and the Philosophy of Nature

Workshop in Honor of Katherine Brading

3.24.17

160 Mendoza Hall

 

8:00-8:30 Continental breakfast –Mendoza Hall Atrium

 

8:30-8:45 Don Howard: Welcome

 

8:45-9:30 Mary Domski: Descarte’s Principles: The case of the Missing Mathematics

 

9:30-9:45 coffee break –Mendoza Hall Atrium

 

9:45-10:30 Alison Peterman: Margaret Cavendish and the Problem of Bodies

 

10:30-10:45 coffee break –Mendoza Hall Atrium

 

10:45-11:30 George Smith: The Subsequent Fate of Two of Gaileo’s “True” Principles

 

11:30- Anjan Chakravartty: Presentation to Katherine

 

Lunch  -Mendoza Hall Atrium

 

12:15-1:00 Nick Huggett: Oriti’s ‘Geometrogenesis’ and Other Births of the Universe

 

1:00-1:45 David Baker: Interpreting Supersymmetry

 

1:45-2:00 break –Mendoza Hall Atrium

 

2:00-2:45 Tom Pashby: How (best) to be a Leibnizian about Spacetime

 

3:00-5:00 Philosophy Department Colloquium: Alison Simmons: Descartes and the modern mind -129 DBRT

 

5:00 Reception

 

 

 

 

Poster with Titles: Philophys Workshop 17