workshop New Topics in Quantum Foundations,
Dear Sir/Madam,I am glad to announce the workshop New Topics in Quantum Foundations, organized by Prof. Michael A. Esfeld, Dr. Dustin Lazarovici and Dr. Andrea Oldofredi from the Philosophy Department of the University of Lausanne.
Thursday 29 November 2018 - 13h40 to Friday 30 November 2018 - 13h00 - Anthropole - 5060
I am glad to announce the workshop New Topics in Quantum Foundations, organized by Prof. Michael A. Esfeld, Dr. Dustin Lazarovici and Dr. Andrea Oldofredi from the Philosophy Department of the University of Lausanne.
This workshop will be held on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th November at the University of Lausanne; young researchers from Switzerland and abroad will cover a wide range of topics in the philosophy of quantum physics, varying from metaphysical discussions concerning quantum mechanics to recent debates in quantum gravity.
The full programme is the following:
Thursday 29th November, UNIL-Anthropole 5060
13h45-14h45 Claudio Calosi (Geneva): Quantum Monism
14h45-15h45 Matthias Egg (Bern): How Scientific Can a Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics Be?
15h45-16h45 Haktan Akcin (Hong Kong) : What’s really wrong with ontic structural realism: on the possibility of reading off ontology from current fundamental science
16h45-17h15 Coffee break
17h15-18h15 Davide Romano (Salzburg): The multi-field interpretation of the wave function in Bohm’s theory
18h15-19h15 Antonio Vassallo (Barcelona): A Primitive Ontology for Quantum Spacetime
19h30 Drink and snacks in the social room (5099)
Friday 30th November, UNIL-Anthropole 4021
9h30-10h30 Vera Matarese (Centre for Formal Epistemology, Prague): How to understand nomological entities: the case of spin-networks in Loop Quantum Gravity
10h30-11h30 Karen Crowther (Geneva): As Below, So Before: Synchronic and Diachronic Conceptions of Emergence in Quantum Gravity
11h30-12h00 Coffee break
12h00-13h00 Antoine Tilloy (MPQ Munich): Spontaneous collapse models are Bohmian mechanics applied to a hidden heath bath
13h00 End of workshop
More information are available on the website https://philphys.net/qf2018/
For any further question concerning the workshop, including practical information, please do not hesitate to contact one of the organizers at:
Prof. M. Esfeld; Dr. D. Lazarovici; A. Oldofredi