Philosophy of Physics Research Seminars Trinity Term 2019

<strong><em>Convened by Simon Saunders</em></strong>
<b>The following seminars will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Room of Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG. </b>

<strong><a title=”Abstracts for Thursday Philosophy of Physics seminars” href=””>Abstracts </a>are posted weekly.</strong>

<strong>Week 1 (2 May) Olivier Darrigol (Paris)
</strong><em>Ludwig Boltzmann: Atoms, mechanics, and probability</em>

<strong>Week 2 (9 May)  NO SEMINAR</strong>

<strong>Week 3 (16 MAY) Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)</strong>
<em>On realism and functionalism about space and time</em>

<strong>Week 4 (23 MAY)  NO SEMINAR </strong>

<strong>Week 5 (30 May) Henrique Gomes (Cambridge and Perimeter)</strong>
<em> Gauge, boundaries, and the connection form </em>

<strong>Week 6 (6 June) Martin Lesourd (Oxford) </strong>
<em> Reasoning on the basis of past lightcones</em>

<strong>Week 7 (13th June) Harvey Brown (Oxford)</strong>

<strong>Week 8 (20th June) NO SEMINAR</strong>