Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference

June 4, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Department of Philosophy, London Public Library

1151 Richmond Street
London N6A 3K7
Canada

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Elaine Landry
UC Davis

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San Francisco State University
(unaffiliated)
University of Pittsburgh

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The 14th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and  Physics Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday-Friday, June 4-5, 2015, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

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June 4, 2015

9:30am

Travis Lacroix (Simon Fraser University),
“Fractionally Quantified Propositional Logic”

10:45am

Jordan Kroll (University of Massachusetts, Amherst),
“Defending the Easy Road to Nominalism”

11:45am
Lunch

1:00pm

David Schroeren (Princeton University),
“Theoretical Equivalence as Explanatory Equivalence”

2:15pm

Andrew Tedder (University of Connecticut),
“The Ternary Relation and Restrictions on Inconsistent Belief”

3:30pm
Keynote Address: Elaine Landry (University of California, Davis),
“Plato was NOT a Mathematical Platonist”

5:00pm

End of Day 1
June 5, 2015

9:30am

Andy Yu (Oxford University),
“Logic for Alethic Pluralists”

10:45am

John Dougherty (University of California, San Diego),
“What Inductive Explanations Could Not Be”

11:45am
Lunch

1:00pm

Michael Miller (University of Pittsburgh),
“The Underdetermination of Field Theoretic Structure”

2:15pm

Lucas Dunlap (University of Maryland),
“The Metaphysics of D-CTCs: On the Underlying Assumptions of Deutsch’s Quantum Solution to the Paradoxes of Time Travel”

3:15pm
Awarding of the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize


The LMP Philosophy Graduate Conference is supported by Western's Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Department of Philosophy and Department of English Studies, the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the Society of Graduate Students, and Oxford University Press.

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