Workshop on Scientific Realism

June 8, 2015
Department of Philosophy, University of York

Bowland Auditorium / Treehouse
Berrick Saul Building
York YO10 5DD
United Kingdom


  • Humanities Research Centre, University of York


Michael Devitt
City University of New York
Mary Leng
University of York, UK
Juha Saatsi
University of Leeds


Mary Leng
University of York, UK

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1.00-2.15: Dr Juha Saatsi (Leeds): "Between realism and anti-realism? Theory-progressivism about fundamental physics" 

2.15-2.45: Coffee

2.45-4.00: Dr Mary Leng (York); "Nominalistic scientific realism?"

4-4.30: Coffee

4.30-6pm: Professor Michael Devitt (CUNY/York): "Justifying scientific realism"

6-6.45pm Reception.

The workshop is sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of Philosophy at the University of York. The event is free and open to all, though we would appreciate it if you were to let us know that you plan to attend. 

For queries, or to register interest in attending, contact Dr Mary Leng ([email protected]).

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