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Jeff Barrett: Typical Quantum Worlds

Jeff Barrett (University of California, Irvine). 4:45 – 6:45pm, Tuesday November 7, Location 194 Mercer, NYC, Room 205. Title: Typical Quantum Worlds Abstract: Hugh Everett III’s pure wave mechanics, sometimes known as the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, was proposed … Continue reading

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Heather Demarest: “It matters how you slice it: relativity and causation”

Heather Demarest (University of Colorado, Boulder) 4:15-6:15pm, Tuesday October 3, CUNY room 5307 (365 5th Ave, New York NY). Title: It matters how you slice it: relativity and causation Abstract: I argue that if we take the standard formulation of … Continue reading

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Jim Weatherall: (Information) Paradox Regained?

Jim Weatherall (University of California, Irvine) 4:15 – 6:15pm, Wednesday September 27, NYUAD event space, 19 Washington Square North, NYU. Title: (Information) Paradox Regained? Abstract: I will discuss some recent work by Tim Maudlin concerning Black Hole Information Loss.  I … Continue reading

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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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