Lisbon Philosophy of Physics Seminars 2022

September 28, 2022
The Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon is happy to announce the Lisbon Philosophy of Physics Seminars 2022.

The series of online seminars are organized in the context of the activities of the LanCog Research Group and will focus on the foundations of quantum and spacetime physics. The current program for the fall semester is the following (it will be constantly updated):

28 September (17:00-19:00 CEST): Jean Bricmont (Université Catholique de Louvain) – Why Bohm and only Bohm?
5 October (17:00-19:00 CEST): Emilia Margoni (University of Florence, University of Geneve) – Can Bohmian ontology be a minimalist ontology?
19 October (17:00-19:00 CEST): Angelo Bassi (University of Trieste) – Models of spontaneous wave function collapse
26 October (17:00-19:00 CEST): Karen Crowther (University of Oslo) – Consistency as a guide to quantum gravity
2 November (17:00-19:00 CEST): Elise Crull (CUNY) – Temporal Entanglement & Indefinite Causal Structure
16 November (17:00-19:00 CEST): Sabine Hossenfelder (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies) – Superdeterminism: The Forgotten Solution
23 November (17:00-19:00 CEST): Mario Hubert (American University of Cairo) – The Self-Interaction Problem as the Measurement Problem of Classical Electrodynamics
30 November (17:00-19:00 CEST): Jill North (Rutgers) – Physics and Equivalence
7 December (17:00-19:00 CEST): Julius Dobosevski (University of Bonn, Harvard) – TBD
14 December (17:00-19:00 CEST): Catalina Curceanu (INFN Frascati) – Testing Quantum Mechanics Underground: Sneaking a look at God’s cards
21 December (17:00-19:00 CEST): Tomasz Bigaj (University of Warsaw) – Two methods of individuating quantum particles
 
The Seminars will be held on Zoom, people interested in attending the Seminars can register here.
 
You can address any question to Andrea Oldofredi (aoldofredi@letras.ulisboa.pt).