LMP 2023

Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference

May 17-18, 2023

Department of Philosophy, Stevenson Hall, Room 1145

With Keynote Address from Jenann Ismael (Johns Hopkins University)

“A Participatory Universe in the Realist Mode”

Held in conjunction with the Foundations of Quantum Field Theory Conference (May 15-17, 2023)

May 17, 2023

1:30 pm         Yi Shee Gerald Teng (Tufts University)“Measurement Realism and the Problem of Quantity Individuation”
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pm  Kade Cicchella (University of Washington)“The Renormalization Group and Structural Approximation in QFT”
3:45 pmBreak
4:00 pm   Jenann Ismael (Johns Hopkins University) “A Participatory Universe in the Realist Mode”
7:00 pmDinner

May 18, 2023

9:00 am         Enrico Cinti (University of Geneva)                         “The Fate of Spacetime in Holography”
10:00 amBreak
10:15 am  Konner Childers (University of Birmingham)“Duality and Categorical Equivalence: A Look at Gauge/Gravity”
11:15 am   Break
11:30 am   Siddharth Muthukrishnan (University of Pittsburgh)“Unpacking Black Hole Complementarity”
12:45 amLunch
2:00 pm   Brett Park (University of Pittsburgh) “Causation Beyond Manipulation”
3:00 pmBreak
3:15 pmSophia Kimiagari (University of Calgary)“Logical Nihilism: Where the Disagreement Stems from”
4:15 pmBreak
4:30 pmAinsley May (University of California, Irvine) “Meaning in Mathematics”
5:45 pmAwarding of the Robert K. Clifton Memorial Book Prize     Brett Park

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.


Yichen Luo (Chair), Liam Allore, Zili Dong, Pavle Jovanovic, Todd Nagel, Saher Panjwani, Veljko Simovic, Farshid Soltani, Nasrin Sultana, Pascal R. Warnier, Yusheng Xia, and Mingyan Yang.