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About wuthrich

I am a philosopher of physics at the University of Geneva.

CFA: ‘Cosmology Beyond Spacetime’ Summer Institute, 27 June – 2 July 2021

POSTPONED TO 2022. MORE INFORMATION IN LATE 2021. Call for Applications: International Summer Institute in Philosophy of Physics on the PHILOSOPHY OF COSMOLOGY and the PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY Hosted by the University of Geneva-University of Illinois at Chicago Cosmology … Continue reading

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Beyond Spacetime Online Seminar Series, 3 February to 10 March 2021

UPDATE: Participants please register here: https://pitt.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BYAmu_RxTeCCSU7JXYk_Ig This is to announce an online seminar series organized by the Beyond Spacetime project in conjunction with the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, featuring talks by Francesca Vidotto, Lee … Continue reading

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Talk: Nora Boyd

Beyond Spacetime and the Geneva Symmetry Group are happy to present an online talk by Nora Boyd: Wednesday, 9 December 2020, at 18:15 over zoom: Nora Boyd (Siena College): Observation and Intervention are Irrelevant to Empirical Science Please find the … Continue reading

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New YouTube channel: Geneva Symmetry Group

We are very pleased to announce that the Geneva Symmetry Group, an interest group in the philosophy of physics run by Christian Wüthrich at the University of Geneva, has a new YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5EPAB4VpUkSxW-Zo6zCu5w We will post videos of our … Continue reading

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Talk: Robert Brandenberger

Beyond Spacetime and the Geneva Symmetry Group are happy to present an online talk by Robert Brandenberger: Wednesday, 11 November 2020, at 18:15 over zoom: Robert Brandenberger (McGill University): Is inflationary cosmology consistent with fundamental physics? Please find the abstract … Continue reading

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Talk: Louis Vervoort

The Geneva Symmetry Group is happy to present an online talk by Louis Vervoort: Thursday, 8 October 2020, at 16:15 over ZOOM: Louis Vervoort (University of Tyumen): The hypothesis of “hidden variables” as a unifying principle in physics Please find … Continue reading

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Talk: Erik Curiel

Beyond Spacetime and the Geneva Symmetry Group are happy to present an online talk by Erik Curiel next week: Thursday, 30 April 2020, at 16:15 over ZOOM: Erik Curiel (LMU Munich): On the mathematical, physical, and conceptual cogency of quantum … Continue reading

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Talks: Alexander Blum and Stefano Furlan

The Geneva Symmetry group is happy to present a week with two talks, a more formal one by Alexander Blum (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin) and an informal seminar by Stefano Furlan (Geneva and Max Planck … Continue reading

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Call for applications: Junior fellowship in philosophy of physics, Geneva

Call for Applications: JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP in PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICS University of Geneva The Geneva Symmetry Group at the University of Geneva’s Department of Philosophy solicits applications for a six-months junior visiting fellowship for advanced PhD students, starting 1 August 2020 … Continue reading

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Call for applications: Research Assistant (12.5%) in project ‘Cosmology Beyond Spacetime’

The Geneva Symmetry Group at the University of Geneva’s Department of Philosophy solicits applications for a 3-year position as research assistant (12.5%), starting as soon as possible. The position is funded by the John Templeton Foundation grant ‘Cosmology Beyond Spacetime’. … Continue reading

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