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April 26, 2024 10:00 am - April 28, 2024 5:00 pm ET

Method, Theory, Reality Workshop, 2024

The Second Annual Method, Theory, and Reality (MTR) workshop is the end of the year culmination of the MTR speaker series. MTR showcases work from early career philosophers and graduate students working in the philosophy of science, epistemology, and metaphysics (all broadly construed)

For more details, please visit the workshop's website, or download the full conference program.

Schedule

(Talks are 45 minutes followed by 30 minutes for Q&A)

Friday April 26, 2024

3:30pm - 4:45pm Ryan Olsen, “Why and How Identity is Grounded”
5:00pm - 6:15pm Jenn McDonald, “Driving Naturalness from Causal Structures”
6:30pm - 7:45pm Chris Dorst, “What is the Epistemic Advantage o Humeanism?”
8:00pm Dinner
 

Saturday April 27, 2024

10:00 am – 10:30am Coffee & Light Snacks
10:30 am - 11:45 am Jason DeWitt, “Causal Pragmatism without Causal Perspectivalism”
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Devin Gouvea, “An Exemplary Approach to Scientific Concepts”
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Cruz Davis, “Serendipitous Shortcomings or Auspicious Assumptions?”
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Travis McKenna, “The Coordinating Role of Laws in Empirical Science”
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm Alex Meehan, “How Ur-itating! A Trilemma for the Ur-prior Theorist”
7:00 pm Reception
 

Sunday April 28, 2024

10:00 am – 10:30am Coffee & Light Snacks
10:30 am - 11:45 am Jared Hansen-Park, “Realism and the Nature of Scientific Progress”
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Martina Botti, “Is Parthood a Relation? No.”
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Alex Murphy, “On Getting ‘Space’ Right”