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Conference Program


(Conference Papers on PhilSci-Archive)

Atatürk Kültür Merkezi (AKM, Ataturk Culture Center), Muğla University
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Opening: AKM Room A Plenary Talks:
AKM Room A
Session IV: AKM Room A
Session I: AKM Room B Session V: AKM Room B
Session II: AKM Room C Session VI: AKM Room C
Session III: AKM Room D Session VII: AKM Room D

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Time
Session I (B)
Chairs: J. Wolenski (10:30-13:00), R. Healey (14:30-16:30), A. Zilhão (17:00-19:00)
Session II (C)
Chair: Ş. Yalçin, (10:30-13:00)
B. Gozkan (14:30-19:00)
Session III (D)
Chairs: S. Schindler (10:30-13:00)
M. Salmon (14:30-19:00)
9:00
-10:30
Opening Ceremony: AKM Room A
10:30
-11:30
Tekin, Serife, "Theorizing Looping Effects: Lessons from Cognitive Sciences" Sencan, Sinan, "Life Sciences and Philosophical Accounts of Theories" Barrotta, Pierluigi, "Facts, values and risk assessment"
11:30
-12:00
Coffee
12:00
-13:00
Nounou, Antigone, "Varieties of Properties" Waters, C. Kenneth, "Metaphysical Implications of Conceptual Practice in Genetics" Irzik, Gurol, "Kuhn and Logical Empiricism: Gaps, Absences and Tactics of SSR"
13:00
-14:30
Lunch
14:30
-15:30
Kuhlmann, Meinard, "Does Quantum Field Theory Support Ontic Structural Realism?" Reyhaní, Nebil & Ateş, Mustafa Efe, "The philosophical status of thought experiments in the context of externalism-internalism debate" Elgin, Mehmet, "What is Science? Popper and Evolutionary Theory"
15:30
-16:30
Rodriguez, Victor, "The Quantum Hall Effect in Context" Perovic, Slobodan, "Why It Matters Whether and How Experimentation Is Driven by the Theory it Tests" Galavotti, Maria Carla, "For a bottom-up approach to the philosophy of science"
16:30
-17:00
Coffee
17:00
-18:00
Szabó, László, "Is the special principle of relativity a falsifiable statement?" Gurova, Lilia, "Principles vs. mechanisms across the sciences: Maybe the differences are not as big as they are claimed to be" Schrader, David, "Living Together in an Ecological Community"
18:00
-19:00
Turner, Derek, "The Relaxed Forces Strategy for Testing Natural State Theories: The Case of the ZFEL" Leuridan, Bert, "Mechanisms in Analytic Sociology" Bradie, Michael, "The Moral Life of Animals"
19:30 Conference Dinner. Participants will be transported to the dinner site by bus after the last session.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Time Plenary Session (Room A)
 
Chair: M. Elgin
9:00
-9:30
Dawid, Richard, "Evidence for the Higgs Particle and the Look Elsewhere Effect"
9:30
-10:00
Votsis, Ioannis, "Why Care about the Scientific Realism Debate?"
10:00
-10:30
Stoyanov, Drozdstoj, "The Pitt model of trans-disciplinary validity: challenges and prospects"
10:30
-11:00
Wolters, Gereon "Ambivalence and Conflict: Catholic Church and Evolution"
11:00
-11:15
Coffee
11:15
-12:15
Norton, John, "Einstein as the Greatest of the Nineteenth Century Physicists" (Invited Public Lecture w/Turkish translation)
12:15
-13:15
Machamer, Peter, "Mechanisms and Mechanical Explanations" (Invited Public Lecture w/Turkish translation)
13:15
-14:45
Lunch
14:45
-19:30
Excursion: Boat Trip. Busses arrive at 14:45 to transport participants to the boat, then back to the dinner site.
19:30 Conference Dinner.

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Time Session IV (A)
Chairs: T. Nickles (9:00-12:30)
L. Szabó (14:00-19:00)
Session V (B)
Chairs: D. Turner (9:00-12:30)
Ş. Yalçin (14:00-19:00)
Session VI (C)
Chairs: B. K. Raptis (9:00-11:00), E. Kuyurtar (11:30-12:30), M. Elgin (14:00-19:00)
Session VII (D)
Chair: S. Perovic (9:00-12:30)
9:00
-10:00
Schindler, Samuel, "From novelty to coherence" Demir, Hilmi, "Popper's Relative Probability Calculus and Zero Probability Events" Pringe, Hernán, "The Coordination of Concepts and Spatio-Temporal Objects in Cassirer's Philosophy" Arsenijević, Miloš, "Gunky Continua and Continuous and Discontinuous Changes"
10:00
-11:00
Stöckler, Manfred, "What are Levels of Nature?" Rédei, Miklós, "Defusing Bertrand's Paradox" Siitonen, Arto, "Reichenbach: from Kantianism to Empiricism" Çevik, Ahmet Dinçer, "G. F. B. Riemann's Notion of 'Manifold'"
11:00
-11:30
Coffee
11:30
-12:30
Portides, Demetris, "A unified conception of idealization in scientific modeling" Nola, Robert, "Do Naturalistic Explanations of Religious Beliefs Debunk Religion?" Abrantes, Paulo, "Culture and transitions in individuality" Kochiras, Hylarie, "Newton on Matter and Space"
12:30
-14:00
Lunch
14:00
-15:00
WoleĊ„ski, Jan, "Does Physics Rest on Philosophical Assumptions or Lead to Philosophical Conclusions?" Manders, Kenneth, "Expressive Means in Mathematical Understanding" Keeley, Brian, "What kinds of kind are the senses?"  
15:00
-16:00
  Nesher, Dan, "Gödel on Truth and Proof" Ereshefsky, Marc, "Scientific Kinds"  
16:00
-16:30
Coffee
16:30
-17:30
Hofer-Szabó, Gábor, "Bell inequality and common causal explanation in AQFT" Zilhão, António, "Moore's Problem" Camardi, Giovanni, "Wesley Salmon on Information and Causation"  
17:30
-18:30
Healey, Richard, "Quantum theory without beables: a desert pragmatist view"      
19:00 Conference Dinner. Participants will be transported to the dinner site by bus after the last session.

Program Committee:

Mehmet Elgin, Muğla University, Turkey (co-chair)
Peter Machamer, University of Pittsburgh, USA (co-chair)
Ali Osman Gündoğan, Muğla University, Turkey
John D. Norton, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Bryan W. Roberts, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Acknowledgements

Support for the conference from the following institutions is gratefully acknowledged.

Muğla University
Center for Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh

We would also like to thank the staff and students who helped to organize this event.

Yasemin Akış, Muğla University
Mustafa Efe Ateş, Muğla University
Samet Büyükada, Muğla University
Dinçer Çevík, Muğla University
Kudret Düzbasti, Muğla University
Karen Kovalchick, University of Pittsburgh
Joyce McDonald, University of Pittsburgh
Sinan Şencan, Muğla University
Carol Weber, University of Pittsburgh

 
Revised 6/22/12 - Copyright 2012