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Alyssa Ney, “Wave Function Realism in a Relativistic Setting”

Our final speaker of the semester will be Prof. Alyssa Ney (UC Davis). Please join us on Tuesday at 4:10 – 6:00 pm at Columbia University. =============================================================== Place: Hamilton Hall, Room 303, Columbia University. Updated Time: 4:10 — 6:00 pm, Tuesday, May 2.  Speaker: Alyssa … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Jesse Prinz: The Scientific Construction of Kinds

Our next speaker will be Jesse Prinz. The lecture will be held on Tuesday 4:15-6:15pm, April 25th, at CUNY Grad Center (Room 5307). Hope to see you there. =============================================================== Place: CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307. Street address: 365 Fifth Ave, NYC. Time: … Continue reading

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Matthew Stanley: The Uniformity of Natural Laws: A Historical Perspective from Victorian Britain

Our next speaker will be Matthew Stanley on Feb 28th at NYU. Hope to see you there.  =============================================================== Place: NYU Philosophy Department Auditorium (Room 101), 5 Washington Place, NYC. Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Tuesday February 28. Speaker: Matthew Stanley. (Author of Huxley’s Church … Continue reading

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MAPS: First Talk Spring Semester by Massimo Pigliucci (CUNY)

Dear All, Happy New Year! This year in the Metro Area Philosophy of Science Group (MAPS), we hope to continue hosting informative talks on many cutting-edge topics in philosophy of science.  Our first speaker of the semester will be Massimo … Continue reading

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MAPS Mini-Workshop in Philosophy of Physics

December 9, Friday 2:30–6:30pm, 5 Washington Place, Room 101 (NYU Philosophy Dept Auditorium). (The security staff may need to see your university/personal ID.) Mini-Workshop in Philosophy of Physics 2:30–4:15. Jonathan Bain (NYU): What Explains the Spin-Statistics Connection? Abstract: The spin–statistics connection … Continue reading

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The Subject as Cause and Effect of Evolution

The Subject as Cause and Effect of Evolution  Speaker: Peter Godfrey-Smith (CUNY) 4:00 — 6:00 pm, Friday Dec 2, CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307 (Address: 365 Fifth Ave). Abstract: Organisms physically transform their environments in ways that affect their downstream … Continue reading

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Some aspects of the quantum mechanical measurement problem in gravitational contexts.

Speaker: Daniel Sudarsky (ICN-UNAM) 5:00 — 7:00 pm, Thursday October 27th, NYU Silver Center Room 620 (address: 31 Washington Place, NYC) Abstract: I will discuss  some of  the  extra difficulties one needs to face when addressing the measurement problem  (MP)  in … Continue reading

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