Idealized Models Workshop, 6 Oct 2020

On Tuesday 6th October 2020, FraMEPhys is hosting a one-day workshop on the topic of idealized scientific models.

All are welcome. This is a free Zoom event (no registration fee). Zoom details will be sent out the day before the event; please register here to receive them.

If you have any queries, please email f.longworth@bham.ac.uk .

Provisional Schedule (times BST)

2.00-2.50pm: Arnon Levy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
“Must the best explanation be true?”

3.00-3.50pm: Alkistis Elliott-Graves (Helsinki University/University of Bielefeld)
“What are general models about?”

4.00-4.50pm: James Nguyen (University of London)
“Why (at least some) idealisations aren’t false”

5.00-5.50pm: Angela Potochnik (University of Cincinatti)
“Why it matters that idealizations are false”