Time: From Theory to Practice
University of Kent
Canterbury CT2 7NF
- Mind Association
- Analysis Trust
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The conference aims to bring together two different conversations in the philosophy of time: one about what time is like according to our best science, and one about how we should think about the relationship between the nature of time and our practical lives within it. Popular science, literature, and ancient philosophy often make claims about purported ethical ramifications of the nature of time, but rarely, if ever, do ethicists, metaphysicians, philosophers of physics and physicists get in the same room to think about what our best science means for how we ought to live. This conference will break the silo walls, to get experts in their respective fields talking to each other.
Wednesday 24th June
4pm Symposium on Time in Physics
Oliver Pooley (Oxford), Christian Wuthrich (Geneva), Karen Crowther (Oslo)
6pm Kentish Beer Reception
7.30pm Dinner in Canterbury
Thursday 25th June 2020
9.30am Ann C Thresher (UC San Diego)
11am Open Sessions:
Session 1: Kasia Jaszczolt (Cambridge); Jamie Taylor (Durham); Heather Dyke (Otago)
Session A: Bapiste Le Bihan (Geneva); Stav Zalel (Imperial); Michael Te Vrugt (Münster)
1pm Lunch (provided)
2.15pm Giuliano Torrengo (Milan/Barcelona)
Friday 26th June
10am Symposium on Ethics
Kristie Miller (Sydney), John O’Neill (Manchester), Natalja Deng (Yonsei)
12noon Snack Buffet Lunch
A small number of bursaries are available for postgraduates that will contribute towards the cost of attending the conference. E-mail [email protected] to apply.
June 1, 2020, 5:00am BST
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