Workshop: 'CauSci' meeting in Barcelona. Causation, Laws, Dispositions

Date and hour: 
05.06.2014 - 10:00
Place: 
Room 401, Facultad de Filosofía, Universitat de Barcelona

 

 

 

 

 THURSDAY 5 JUNE    

    
10:00-10:50    Fredrik Andersen (NMBU): "Why physics hasn't settled the score on the structure of spacetime" -- Full Draft Here
    
11:00-11:50    Aldo Filomeno (UAB): "Unnaturalness in physical theories and metaphysics of laws" -- Full draft here -- Prezi (slides) here
    
12:00-12:50    Albert Solé (UAB): "Dispositions and the interpretation of Bohmian Mechanics"
    
13 - 15    Lunch
    
15:00-15:50    Andrea Raimondi (Nottingham): "Functional dispositionalism"
    
16:00-16:50    Flavia Fabris (Roma La Sapienza): "Causal Mechanisms and Adaptive Plasticity"
    
    

FRIDAY 6 JUNE

10:00-10:50    Donatella Donati (Nottingham): "It's Time for a Process Theory of  Causation"

11:00-11:50    Elias Nuñez (NMBU): ""Processes and Far-From-Equilibrium Thermodynamics: a metaphysical alternative to Physicalism, Emergence and Supervenience"" -- Full draft here

12:00-12:50    José Diez (UB): "Guiding principles versus special laws, a fruitful distinction"

13 - 15    Lunch

15:00-15:50    Rani Anjum (NMBU) & Stephen Mumford (Nottingham): "What we tend to know"
 

Place: Room 401, Facultad de Filosofía, Universitat de Barcelona
Organization: Aldo Filomeno (UAB, GRECC). Any inquiries send an email to : aldofilomeno @ gmail dot com

ABSTRACTS : https://www.dropbox.com/s/6wn7y8hso62iuzs/AbstractsCauSciWorkshop.rtf

PROGRAM IN PDF: https://www.dropbox.com/s/x3pgqk3vkwr86hs/Program%20CauSci%20conference%20Bcn%20-%20Sheet1.pdf

 

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