Talk: Sam Fletcher

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present the last talk of the academic year by Sam Fletcher (University of Minnesota) this week:

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 18:00-19:30, Room L107 at 2, Rue De-Candolle:

Samuel Fletcher (Minnesota): Reduction, emergence, and direct limits

Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.

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Talks: Karim Thébault

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present two talks by Karim Thébault (University of Bristol) this week (abstract below):

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 18:00-19:30, Room L107 at 2, Rue De-Candolle:

Karim Thébault (Bristol): Cosmic singularity resolution via quantum evolution

and

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 16:15-17:45, Room B002, Uni Bastions:

Karim Thébault (Bristol): Prolegomenon to a philosophy of analogue experiment

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Talk: Tim Palmer

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present

Tim Palmer (University of Oxford):
What physics needs is not a quantum theory of gravity – but rather a gravitational theory of the quantum

Wednesday, 5 April, 18:00
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Talk: Tiziana Vistarini

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present

Tiziana Vistarini (University of Colorado, Boulder):
Metaphysics within the string physics

Wednesday, 29 March, 18:00, skyped in from Chicago
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Talk: Keizo Matsubara

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present

Keizo Matsubara (UIC):
Why Lewisian metaphysics does lead to scepticism

Wednesday, 22 March, 18:00
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Talk: Fay Dowker

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present

Fay Dowker (Imperial College London):
Being and Becoming in Quantum Gravity (or The Birth of a Baby is not a Baby)

Wednesday, 1 March, 18:00
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Talk: Philipp Berghofer

The Geneva Symmetry Group, Beyond Spacetime, and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity Project are happy to present

Philipp Berghofer (University of Graz):
Ontic structural realism and quantum field theory: are there intrinsic properties at the most fundamental level of Reality?

Wednesday, 1 March, 18:00
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