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November 6, 2014. Chicago, while at PSA conference.
June 26, 2014. Vienna, while at &HPS5 conference. Photographer: Eve Picker.
June 21, 2014. Lecce in Puglia, the heel of the boot of Italy. Arches from the ruins of a Roman amphitheater. Photographer: Eve Picker.
June 16, 2014. Trastavere in Rome, Italy. During visit to SILFS conference.
May 15, 2014. Outing Lodge in Stillwater, Minnesota, at the Seven Pines Symposium. Photographer: Doreen Fraser.
April 18, 2014. Washington, DC, while at New Directions in Foundations of Physics conference. Run past White House to the Mall.
March 10, 2014. La Jolla, California, while visiting UC San Diego.
November 10, 2013. Madrid, Spain. Inferentialism workshop at UNED. I found a coffee shop and sat at the counter opposite the espresso machine.
August 7, 2013. Copenhagen, Denmark. At the central railway station. Photographer: Eve Picker.
August 3, 2013. Lund, Sweden. At a coffee shop on Klostergatan. Photographer: Eve Picker.
July 30, 2013. 17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Outside the Palaeontologisches Museum, where the parallel talks were held. Photographer: Claus Beisbart.
July 16, 2013. Oakwood Resort, Grand Bend, Western Ontario. At the Rotman Institute Summer School on Foundations of Statistical Phyisics. Photographer: Carl Hoefer.
May 16, 2013. At the Seven Pines Symposium in Minnesota. Self portrait.
May 9, 2013. On the way to Washington, DC, for New Directions in the Foundations of Physics conference. The Greyhound bus broke down 25 miles outside of Washington. We were delayed for 2 hours until they could patch the engine coolant system and refill it.
April 17, 2013. Workshop on Cosmology and Time, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Penn State University. Photographer: Bryan Roberts.
March 14, 2013. Rotman Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Photographer: Wayne Myrvold.
February 1, 2013. Caltech, Pasadena, during a visit to the Einstein Papers, Advisory Board. A sculpture of Einstein in a stairway in the Athenaeum.
December 26, 2012. Photo taken while running in a snowstorm. View of the Fort Duquesne Bridge along the northern bank of the Allegheny River.
December 2, 2012. Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Waiting for my daughter while she sits the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). Self-portrait.
November 15, 2012. San Diego, while at PSA 2012. I went for a run past the sailing ships downtown. Self-portrait.
September 29, 2012. Brooklyn, New York, looking towards the southern tip of Manhattan. Photographer: Eve Picker.
July 13, 2012. University of Konstanz, Germany, during a conference on theoretical virtues. Photographer: Stephan Hartmann.
June 7, 2012. Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Eve and I spent a few days there ahead of the Center's Quadrennial Fellows' Conference at the University of Mugla in the Southwest of Turkey. Photographer: Eve Picker.
May 18, 2012. Seven Pines Symposium, Stillwater MN, where I gave a talk on analogy. Self-portrait.
March 14, 2012. Athens, Greece, while attending &HPS4. During a run at the Acropolis. Self-portrait.
March 6, 2012. New York city. At the Clinton St. Baking company in the Lower East Side. Photographer: Eve Picker; and view from our hotel balcony on Rivington St. in Lower East Side. Self-portrait.
December 5, 2011. Vienna, Austria. At the Cafe Landtmann. Photographer: Richard Dawid.
June 28, 2011. Beijing, China. At the Fobidden City. I gave 5 lectures at Tsinghua University and a lecture at Shanxi University. Photographer: Chen Bohang.
May 21, 2011. Stillwater, Minnesota, at the Seven Pines Symposium. Topic: Origin of Life.
April 30, 2011. Washington, DC, at the conference New Directions in the Foundations of Physics.
April 14, 2011. Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award.
March 23, 2011. I spent the month of March, 2011, at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center on Lake Como in Italy. Eve was a resident and I was able to accompany her as an irresponsible spouse. We stayed in the villa Serbelloni of the photo; our window are shown on the top floor. Photographer: Eve Picker.
February 9, 2011. Visit to PiTP at University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
December 25, 2010. Eve and I took the Megabus to New York
City. We arrived in time to be stranded by a blizzard. The return bus trip
was cancelled and we came home a day late by Amtrak. Photographer: Eve Picker.
December 12, 2010. Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Bad Honnef,
Germany. Worskhop: "Heuristics in Physics." Photographer: Adrian
November 5, 2010. Philosophy of Science Association Meeting, Montreal,
Canada. In the Complexe Desjardins, where the conference was held.
Photographer: Ken Manders.
September 24, 2010. &HPS3 Conference at Indiana University,
Bloomington, IN. Outside Indian Memorial Union. Photographer: Ron Giere.
July 7, 2010. Dublin after a run. Speaking at British Society for
Philosophy of Science Meeting at University College Dublin ("UCD").
Photographer: Jim Woodward.
June 23, 2010. Hamburg. Sailing on the Alster, while spending the week in
Hamburg to give the Weizsäcker lectures. Photographer: Ulrich
June 12, 2010. New York, on a weekend getaway. Outside our "bed and
breakfast" in upper East Side. Bed was
uncomfortable. Breakfast was a muffin in the room's fridge.
Photographer: Eve Picker.
June 5, 2010. Paddle at the Point, Pittsburgh, PA. One of 1800 kayaks and
canoes beating the Guiness World Record for the largest kayak and canoe
flotilla in the world. Photographer: Eve Picker.
May 7, 2010. Seven Pines Symposium. Stillwater, MN.Photographer: Brian
April 16, 2010. Boston University. Center for Philosophy and History of
Science, Fiftieth Anniversary Conference.
March 11, 2010. Paris, on Metro. Conference on thought experiments and
computer simulation at IHPST. Photographer: Eve Picker.
February 11, 2010. Einstein Papers at Caltech, Pasadena, California.
Photographer: John Heilbron.
Oxford, September 22, 2009. Philosophy of Cosmology Conference.
Immediately after the conference banquet at Balliol College. Photographer:
Halifax, Nova Scotia. August 2, 2009. Hume conference. I went for a run
and took this photo of the window of a boat restoration workshop at the
maritime museum. The museum ship Acadia and the bay is reflected in the
Nantucket, MA, July 15, 2009. Cycling on vacation. Unable to find any man
with his cash in a bucket.
Pittsburgh, PA, June 27, 2009. I've finally realized the ambition of
keeping a sailboat on Pittsburgh's rivers.
Toronto, Canada, May 21-24, 2009, for a thought experiment conference. We
had dinner at this noodle bowl shop on the first evening.
Washington, DC, April 30 - May 2, 2009, for New Directions conference.
Outside Firehook Bakery near Duport Circle, where I had three breakfasts.
Fort Benning, GA. April 23-26, 2009.
Washington University at St, Louis on a visit to give a joint
philosophy/physics colloquium, April 2, 2009. Standing outside Brookings
Hall. The photographer was John Rigden.
University of Notre Dame, during the &HPS2 conference, March
Dickens Hall is the charming old stone building that houses the philosophy
department of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. March 6, 2009.
"The Oaklands" is the former residence of the President of Western
Michigan University in Kalamazoo and is now a guest house where visiting
speakers like me can stay. December 4-7, 2008.
A visit to the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada, September 27 - 30,
The University of Geneva's Summer School in Philosophy of Physics was held
in Arolla in the Swiss Alps, near a glacier. We climbed up to it, July 30,
At our Center's Quadrennial Fellows Conference in Athens, Ohio, we went on
an excursion that included a little canoe trip on the Hocking River. July 22,
In Ghent for a conference on induction, July 9, 2008. On Sint-Michielsbrug
-- St. Michael's Bridge.
Crescent Street, Montreal, June 15, 2008 (sitting on the balcony of Pino's
The view from the Eureka Tower Skydeck, Melbourne, May 2008.
Visiting Tongli, a canal city near Shanghai, April 2008.