Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca in Filosofia e Fondamenti della Fisica
(Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo; Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna; Università del Salento; Università degli Studi dell'Insubria; Comune di Cesena)

Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Science (SILFS)

Istituto di Studi Filosofici, Università di Lugano, FNS Project: Quantities

 
 
XX International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics
 
SPACETIME AND QUANTUM PHYSICS
 
Urbino 10th- 13th July, 2017
 

We invite to participate in the XX International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics to be held in Urbino 10th- 13th July 2017.
 
The topic of the school is “Spacetime and Quantum Physics”.  It will feature morning lectures given by Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva) and Francesca Vidotto (Radboud University); and afternoon seminars given by Carlo Rovelli (CPT, Aix-Marseille Université, Université de Toulon, CNRS), F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Tiziana Vistarini (University of Colorado Boulder). Lectures and seminars will be held in English.
 
Students, graduate students and early career researchers must apply for participation by sending 
 
        1) a CV
        2) a cover letter explaining their reasons for applying.
 
Attendance fee for the admitted participants is of 70.00 Euros. 
 
The Method of Payment is the bank transfer:
Beneficiary: SILFS – Società Italiana di Logica e Filosofia delle Scienze
Bank: UNICREDIT BANCA (street: Piazza Aldrovandi n.12, 40125 Bologna, BO, Italy)
SWIFT code: UNICRITMMXXX
IBAN: IT81X0200802457000103307940
 
The school fee includes: programme attendance, school materials and coffee break refreshments.
Lunch and dinner are not included in the fee. They will be available at the university refectory. If you want to have lunch/dinner there the cost is about 10.00 Euros for lunch and 10.00 Euros for dinner. If you do not want to have lunch/dinner at the refectory, there are a number of sandwich places nearby.
 
The application must be sent to: cirfis.scuolaestiva@gmail.com
no later than 1st of April 2017. The subject line should be “Participation. XX international summer school in philosophy of physics”.
Notification of acceptance is expected no later than 15th of May 2017.
Payment deadline: 15th of June 2017.
 
Venue
University of Urbino, Palazzo Albani, via Timoteo Viti 10, Urbino, 60129 Italy.
How to reach Urbino 
Where to sleep in Urbino 

For further info write to

Director of the School
Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino)

Organizing Committee:
Gino Tarozzi (University of Urbino)
Mario Alai (University of Urbino)
Isabella Tassani (University of Urbino)
Pierluigi Graziani (University of Chieti-Pescara)
Claudio Calosi (University of Neuchatel)
Giovanni Macchia (University of Urbino)
 
 
Below is a tentative program:
 
 
XX International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics
 
SPACETIME AND QUANTUM PHYSICS
 
Urbino 10th- 13th July, 2017
 
 
10th July
 
    09.00 Registration
 
    09.30-10.00 Gino Tarozzi and Vincenzo Fano (University of Urbino)
    Opening
 
    10.00-11.00 Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva)
    Quantum gravity: motivations and implications

    11.00-11.30 coffee break
 
    11.30-13.30 Francesca Vidotto (Radboud University)
    Principles of Quantum Gravity: Discreteness
 
    15.30-17.30 Carlo Rovelli (CPT, Aix-Marseille Université, Université de Toulon, CNRS)
    TBA
 
 
11th July
 
    9.00-11.00 Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva)
    The structure of causal sets

    11.00-11.30 coffee break
 
    11.30 -13.30 Francesca Vidotto (Radboud University)
    Principles of Quantum Gravity: Relationality
 
    15.30 – 16.50 F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam; Utrecht University)
    Quantum Mechanics and Space-Time. Review with a Structuralist Finale
 
 
 12th July
 
    9.00-11.00 Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva)
    Spacetime is as spacetime does

    11.00-11.30 coffee break
 
    11.30 -13.30 Christian Wüthrich (University of Geneva)
    When the actual world is not even possible
 
    17.30 – 18.50 Tiziana Vistarini (University of Colorado Boulder)
    No time for strings, nor space. Being a mechanical philosopher at the Planck Scale
 
 
13th July
 
    9.00-11.00 Francesca Vidotto (Radboud University)
    Principles of Quantum Gravity: Finiteness

    11.00-11.30 coffee break
 
    11.30 -12.30 Francesca Vidotto (Radboud University)
    Principles of Quantum Gravity: Confirmation?
 
    Closing

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Pierluigi Graziani,
23 mag 2017, 14:01