LMP 2018

Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference

June 23-24, 2018

Western University, Stevenson Hall, Room 1145

With Keynote Address from David Wallace (University of Southern California)

Held in conjunction with the Thermodynamics as a Resource Theory Conference (June 20-22, 2018)

June 23, 2018

9:30 am         Kino Zhao (University of California, Irvine) “Intuitionistic Probabilism in Epistemology”
10:45 am  Adwait Parker (Stanford University) “Quasi-Causality and Causality in the Principia: Newton’s Method”
11:45 am   Lunch
1:00 pm   Eddy Chen (Rutgers University) “Time’s Arrow in a Quantum Universe: On Simplicity and Uniqueness of the Initial Quantum State”
2:15 pm   James Read (Oxford University)“On miracles and spacetime”
3:30 pm   Keynote Address: David Wallace (University of Southern California)
6:30 pm   Dinner

June 24, 2018

10:30 am         Nathan Hawkins (Cambridge University) “Paired Quantified Modal Logic”
11:45 am  Oliver Tatton-Brown (University of Bristol)“Deduction: Theory vs Practice”
12:45 am   Lunch
2:00 pm   Jeremy Steeger (University of Notre Dame)“Hidden Variables Theories and Subjective Probability”
3:15 pm   Timothy Schmitz (University of California, Irvine)  “GRW Computing and Lessons for Physical Computation”
4:15 pm   Awarding of the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize     Winner: James Read

This conference is supported by The Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, The Social Science and Humanities Research Council, and The Canadian Journal of Philosophy.


Adam Koberinski (chair), Dimitris Athanasiou, Thomas De Saegher, Marie Gueguen, Philippos Papagiannopoulos, Yousuf Hasan, Peter Verveniotis, Jamie Shaw, Valerie Lynn Therrien, Martin Zelko