Bergen Philosophy of Science Workshop 2014

June 5, 2014
Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen

12/13 Sydnesplass
Bergen 5007

All speakers:

Anouk Barberousse
Université de Lille 1
Robert Batterman
University of Pittsburgh
Dennis Dieks
Utrecht University
Michela Massimi
University of Edinburgh
Mark Sprevak
University of Edinburgh
Mauricio Suarez
Institute of Philosophy

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Thursday 5 June 

14.45 Coffee. Welcome from the Chair, Prof. Reidar Lie 

15.00 - 16.00 
R. Batterman (Pittsburgh): Minimal Model Explanations 

16.00 - 17.00 
M. Massimi (Edinburgh): Perspectival Realism 

17.00 - 18.00 
D. Dieks (Utrecht): Emergence, Reduction, Underdetermination and Explanation in Recent Quantum Gravity Research 

Friday 6 June 

9.45 Coffee 

10.00 - 11.00 
M. Suarez (London / Madrid): Propensities, Chances, and Experimental Statistics 

11.00 - 12.00 
M. Sprevak (Edinburgh): Fictionalism about Neural Representations 

12.00 - 12.30 Lunch on site 

12.30 - 13.30 
A. Barberousse (Lille / Paris): Bayesian Methods in Climate Modeling 

13.30 Farewell 


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