The Annual Philosophy of Logic, Math, and Physics (LMP) Graduate Conference

Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference

June 14-15, 2024

Department of Philosophy, Stevenson Hall, Room 1145


With Keynote Address from Marius Stan (Boston College)

“Patterns of Confirmation in Post-Newtonian Mechanics”

Held in conjunction with the Foundations of Thermodynamics Workshop (June 16-18, 2023)

June 14, 2024

12:00 pmLunch
1:30 pm         Josh Cook (King’s College London)How would Kant respond to the discovery of General Relativity Theory?
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pm  Guannan Mi (University of Oxford)Fregean Substitutional Analysis of Logical Consequence
3:45 pmBreak
4:00 pm   Marius Stan (Boston College)Patterns of Confirmation in Post-Newtonian Mechanics
7:00 pmDinner

June 15, 2024

10:00 amArrival
10:15 am  Lara Spencer (Stanford University)Practically Rigid Bodies and the Possibility of a Weltbild in Einstein’s “Geometry and Experience”
11:15 am   Break
11:30 am   George Hobart (University of Oxford)Action without Reaction: A Contemporary Critique of the Action-Reaction Principle
12:45 pmLunch
2:00 pm   Patrick Fraser (University of Toronto) Reconstructing the Quantum World
3:00 pmBreak
3:15 pmEvan Gale (University of Queensland)Particle Localization: an Unresolved Problem in Relativistic Quantum Physics
4:15 pmBreak
4:30 pmBryan Cheng (University of Oxford) Locality & Separability in QM: A Short Overview
5:45 pmAwarding of the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize     

The LMP Graduate Conference is supported by the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Department of Mathematics, Western’s Society of Graduate Students (SOGS), School of Graduate & Postgraduate Studies, Western Research, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.


L. Edward Allore (chair), Pascal Rodriguez Warnier, Kawthar Fedjki, Maximilian Petrowitsch, Annie Adams, Jaipreet Mattu, Nicholas Michieli, Saher Panjwani, Jack Johnson, Carson Johnston, Yifei Ren.