A Workshop at the University of Bristol as part of the joint AHRC
Metaphysics of Science Project at Birmingham | Bristol | Nottingham.
Wednesday September 3rd 2008
Venue: Philosophy Common Room, 9 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1TB, United
Convenors: Alexander Bird and Emma Tobin
Contact: Alexander.Bird@bristol.ac.uk or Emma.Tobin@bristol.ac.uk
Jill North (Yale)
Alice Drewery (Reading)
L.A. Paul (UNC, Chapel Hill)
Helen Beebee (Birmingham)
Jessica Wilson (Toronto)
09:30 Jill North "The Structure of Classical Mechanics"
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Alice Drewery "Necessary Laws in the Non-fundamental Sciences"
13:30 L.A. Paul "The Handmaiden's Tale"
15:00 Helen Beebee "Some problems for Bird's Dispositional Essentialism"
16:45 Jessica Wilson "Emergence: Weak and Strong"
18:00 Workshop dinner
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