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News & Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

› Tuesday 1st April 2014
Juan Meléndez (Carlos III University Madrid): ""De Tales a Newton": presentando la ciencia a quienes ya la conocen".

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› Tuesday 1st April 2014
Francesca Pero (University of Florence): "Varieties of Misrepresentation and Isomorphism".

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› Thursday 26th September 2013
Marc Meléndez Schofield (Departamento de Física Fundamental, UNED): "Modal Fallacies and Counterfactuals".

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› Thursday 5th September 2013
Fernanda Samaniego (Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM): "The Coordinating Process of Entropy: A Story Viewed from Within".

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› Tuesday 24th June 2013
Alan Hájek (Australian National University, ANU): "Against Similarity Accounts of Counterfactuals".

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› Tuesday 21st May 2013
Francesca Pero (University of Florence/Complutense University): "50 Years of Semantic View: An Assessment of its Success".

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› Wednesday 8th May 2013
Alyssa Ney (University of Rochester): "Does an Adequate Physical Theory Demand a Primitive Ontology?".

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› Saturday 17th December 2011
International Workshop Probability and Statistics in Physics. Complutense University

Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University.
            "A" building, Seminar room S217.

Confirmed speakers:
Janneke van Lith (Utrecht University)
Orly Shenker (Hebrew University Jerusalem)
Mauricio Suárez (Complutense University Madrid)
Meir Hemmo (University of Haifa)

Contact:   Mauricio Suárez (msuarez@filos.ucm.es).
Iñaki San Pedro (inaki.sanpedro@filos.ucm.es).

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› Monday 7th March 2011
Albert Solé (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): "Can the World be Only Wavefunction?".

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› 4th and 5th March 2011
International Workshop Causality, Inference, and Science. Complutense University

Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University.
            "A" building, Seminar room A217.

Confirmed speakers:
Rani Lill Anjum (Norwegian University of Life Sciences)
Joseph Berkovitz (University of Toronto)
Isabelle Drouet (IHPST Paris)
Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham)
Miklós Rédei (London School of Economics)
Federica Russo (University of Kent)
Iñaki San Pedro (Complutense University)
Adán Sus (University of Wuppertal)

Contact:   Mauricio Suárez (msuarez@filos.ucm.es).
Iñaki San Pedro (inaki.sanpedro@filos.ucm.es).

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› Tuesday 25th January 2011
David Dowe (Monash University, Australia/Universitat Politècnica de València): "MML, Statistically Consistent Invariant Bayesian Probabilistic Inference and the Elusive Model Paradox".


› Tuesday 14th December 2010
Iñaki San Pedro (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): "Venetian sea levels and British bread prices: a reassessment".

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› Tuesday 23rd November 2010
Pedro Sánchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): "The meaning of chemical terms and chemical essentialism".

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› Tuesday 19th October 2010
Fernanda Samaniego (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): "Spin-echo experiments and the manipulability account of causality".

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› Wednesday 1st April 2009
Xavier de Donato (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela): "Explicación, idealización y modelización en una concepción inferencialista amplia".


› Monday 9th March 2009
International Workshop Causality in Quantum Physics: Philosophers and Physicists Share their Views

Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Complutense University. "A" building, Seminar room A217.

Confirmed speakers:
Juan León (IFF-CSIC)
Carlos Sabín (IFF-CSIC)
Iñaki San Pedro (CPNSS-LSE)
Joseph Berkovitz (University of Toronto)

Contact: Mauricio Suárez (msuarez@filos.ucm.es).

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Other Events

Events organised by MCISR research group within the Causal and Classical Concepts in Science research network:

Madrid, 30th May 2008: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "Robust Scientific Realism". Gerald Doppelt, University of California at San Diego (UCSD).
Madrid, 19th November 2007: Workshop in honour of Michael Friedman, The Dynamics of Reason Reconsidered.
Madrid, 15ht–17th November 2007: I Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA). Detailed conference information available at the EPSA07 conference webpage.
Madrid, 30th October 2007: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "On Quantum Conditionalization". Isabel Guerra, UCM.
Madrid, 16th October 2007: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "El Problema de las Trayectorias Surrealistas en Mecánica Bohmiana". Albert Solé, UCM.
Madrid, 23rd February 2007: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "On Causal Loops in Retro-Causal Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics". Joseph Berkovitz, University of Maryland and University of Sydney.
Madrid, 13th February 2007: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "Cuestiones Filosóficas del la Teoría Estructural Qímica". Pedro J. Sánchez Gómez, UCM.
Madrid, 13th December 2006: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "Quantum Probabilities as Subjective Degrees of Belief?". Isabel Guerra, UCM.
Madrid, 28th November 2006: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "A Common Cause Model for EPR". Iñaki San Pedro, UCM/UPV-EHU.
Madrid, 15th November 2006: Causation, Propensities and Causal Inference in Quantum Physics Research Project Seminar, "Contextualidad en la Mecánica Bohmiana". Albert Solé, UCM.
Madrid, 6th and 7th October 2006: Causal and Classical Concepts in Science: II International Workshop, Probabilities, Causality and Propensities in Physics.
Madrid, 20th September 2006: Talk, "Scientific Collective Beliefs, Acceptance, and the Ambiguous Nature Of Commitments in Science". Alban Bouvier, University of Provence (Aix) and Institut Jean Nicod (CNRS, Paris).
Madrid, 7ht July 2006: At the presentation of the project New Experimentalism: Its Historical Roots. Lunch seminar "New Prospects for New Experimentalism". Prof. Nancy Cartwright, London School of Economics & University of California at San Diego.
Madrid, 28th April 2006: I Seminar in Philosophy and Medicine, "The Statistical Proof and the Regulation of Biomedical Research".
Madrid, 19th April 2006: Talk, "Contextuality for Modality in Quantum Systems". Christian de Ronde, Free University Brussels.
Madrid, 2nd–4th February 2006: International Workshop (Seminario Internacional Complutense), Scientific Representation: Idealisations, Fictions, Reasons. Workshop information, program and abstracts available at the workshop webpage.




Events organised by MCISR research group within the Causality, Determinism and Probability in Quantum Mechanics and Relativity Theory research project:

Madrid, 2nd July 2005: Talk, The Regularity Account of Relational Spacetime. Nick Huggett, University of Illinois, Chicago.
Madrid, 21st February 2005: Talk, Quantum Theory and Causality. Recent Experiments. Brigitte Falkenburg, University of Dortmund.
Madrid, 17th February 2005: Talk, Observation and Constructive Empiricism. Hasok Chang, University College London.
Valladolid, 4th–6th November 2004: Causal Inference and Probability in the Physical Sciences. Symposium at the IV Conference of the Spanish Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.
Madrid, 9th September 2004: Talk, Causality: An Experimentalist Perspective"Dispositions and Propensities in Science. Julian Reiss, London School of Economics.
Madrid, 21st May 2004: Talk, Teleology and Time-Symmetry in Microphysics". Huw Price, University of Sydney.
Madrid, 17th December 2003: Workshop, Dispositions and Propensities in Science. Speakers: Alexander Bird (University of Bristol), Alice Drewery (University of Reading), Agustín Vicente (University of Valladolid), Nicholas Maxwell (University College London).
Madrid, 10th October 2003: Talk, Una Falacia Interesante sobre las Supertareas Dinámicas. Jon Pérez Laraudogoitia, University of the Basque Country
Madrid, 9th June 2003: Talk, Quantum Reference Frames and Bohr's Reply to EPR. Michael Dickson, Indiana University.
Madrid, 19th February 2003: Talk, The Cosmological Meaning of Time. Henrik Zinkernagel, University of Granada.




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