Workshop ‚Causation and Structuralism‘

Cologne
8 February 2013

DFG Research Group Causation | Laws | Dispositions | Explanation

ROOM
Alter Senatssaal (Main Building), University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz

SPEAKERS

Mauro Dorato (University of Rome 3)
Michael Esfeld (University of Lausanne)
Holger Lyre (Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg)
Juha Saatsi (University of Leeds)
Johanna Wolff (University of Hong Kong)

PROGRAM

09:00-09:20
Registration
09:20-09:30
Welcome

09:30-10:45
Michael Esfeld: Structures, Dispositions, and Causation in Fundamental Physics

11:00-12:15
Mauro Dorato: Are scientific revolutions in physics a replacement of causal explanations by structural explanations?

12:15-13:30
Lunch Break

13:30-14:45
Holger Lyre: Causation and Structuralism with a Humean Face

15:00-16:15
Juha Saatsi: Structuralism with and without Causation

16:30-17:45
Johanna Wolff: Structure in Action – Process Theory for Structuralism

19:00
Conference Dinner

REGISTRATION

Participation is free, but registration kindly requested. Please send an email to agoebel1[at]uni-koeln.de by 1 February 2012 to express your interest to participate. Please indicate, if you want to join for the conference dinner.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact the organizer:
Arno Goebel agoebel1[at]uni-koeln.de