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About wuthrich

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

Talk this week: Siska de Baerdemaeker

The Beyond Spacetime project and the Geneva Symmetry Group are happy to announce a talk and a seminar this week by Siska de Baerdemaeker (University of Stockholm), who will be visiting this week. The formal talk (abstract below) will be … Continue reading

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Talk: Charlotte Zito

The Geneva Symmetry group is happy to present a talk by Charlotte Zito (USI): Wednesday, 24 November 2021, at 16:15 in Room L208 (Landolt): Charlotte Zito (USI): String theory and trope theory: a hypothesis for the interpretation of the properties … Continue reading

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New Philosophy of Physics Society

We are delighted to announce that we are in the advanced stages of the foundation of a Philosophy of Physics Society which is going to be created to support the international community of researchers and students in the field of … Continue reading

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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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