“Going up?” Realisation and Composition across the Sciences

June 15, 2021 - June 17, 2021

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King's College London
University of Pittsburgh


University of Bristol

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All welcome!  Attendance is by Eventbrite registration only:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/going-up-realisation-and-composition-across-the-sciences-tickets-150751330287

Full line-up and abstracts are available on the Metascience project website:https://metascience.xyz/racats

13:30-18:00 (please note that the conference time zone is BST).

- Keynote talks are 30 minutes followed by 30 mins Q&A.

- Submitted talks are 30 minutes followed by 20 mins Q&A. 

We aim to facilitate socialising on Zoom during and after the conference with potential for topic-related breakout rooms during breaks.

Questions can be emailed to: [email protected]

Keynote speakers

  • Dr Eleanor Knox (King's College London) – TBC
  • Prof Olimpia Lombardi (University of Buenos Aires, CONICET) - About the relationships between chemistry and physics
  • Prof Sandra Mitchell (University of Pittsburgh) - Are emergent phenomena real?

Submitted talks

  • Marta Conti Lorenzo (King's College London) - From Large Sets of Moving Particles to Thermodynamic Systems: a Case Study of Metaphysical Dependence Relations in the Sciences
  • Gregorie Dupuis-Mc Donald (University of Salzburg) - Going around? Causal loops and multiscale coupling in complex systems of international migration
  • Dr Alexander Franklin & Dr Katie Robertson (King's College London & University of Birmingham) - Emerging into the Rainforest: Emergence and Special Science Ontology   
  • Dr Margarida Hermida (University of Bristol) - Composition at the Same Level  
  • Niccolo Negro (Cognition and Philosophy Lab, Monash University) - The emergence of consciousness as Integrated Information 
  • Quentin Ruyant (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) - What kind of explanations are reductive explanations?
  • Roope Ryymin (King's College London) - Can the world be composed of its fundamental constituents?
  • Hamed Tabatabaei Ghomi (University of Cambridge) - Irrationality suggests indecomposability. Indecomposability implies emergence.
  • Michael te Vrugt (University of Münster) - The Mereology of Thermodynamic Equilibrium  

We look forward to welcoming you! - The MetaScience Team

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, grant agreement No 771509.

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