Mathematical and Geometrical Explanations in Physics

March 9, 2012 - March 10, 2012
Philosophy of Physics Group, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

St. Antoni Maria Claret, 171
Barcelona 08041
Spain

Main speakers:

Robert Batterman
(unaffiliated)
Joseph Berkovitz
(unaffiliated)
Alisa Bokulich
(unaffiliated)
James Ladyman
University of Bristol (UK)
Margaret Morrison
(unaffiliated)
Christopher Pincock
(unaffiliated)
Juha Saatsi
(unaffiliated)

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"Mathematical and Geometrical Explanations in Physics"

The Philosophy of Physics group at UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona) announces a two-day workshop on Mathematical and Geometrical Explanations in Physics.

Friday 9 and Saturday 10 of March, 2012.
Venue: UAB-CASA CONVALESCÈNCIA · St. Antoni Maria Claret, 171 · 08041 Barcelona.

Speakers:

Robert Batterman, University of Pittsburgh
Joseph Berkovitz, University of Toronto
Alisa Bokulich, Boston University
James Ladyman, University of Bristol
Margaret Morrison, University of Toronto
Chris Pincock, University of Missouri
Juha Saatsi, University of Leeds.

Attendance is free and open to anyone interested, but since places are limited we ask that you register your interest in attending with Laura Felline: fellinelaura@gmail.com.

The workshop is sponsored by the MICINN research project Space and Time: from the Manifest to the Scientific Image, the Consolider-Ingenio project PERSP (http://www.ub.edu/persp/), and GRECC (Grup de Recerca en Epistemologia i Ciencies Cognitives) .

Further information about the schedule and practical information will be posted soon or can be had by contacting Laura Felline: fellinelaura@gmail.com.

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