Public Lectures and Talks

(* denotes invited / keynote speaker)

2015

(September) “Propensities, Chances and Experimental Statistics”, Symposium on Probabilities, Chances and Statistics, 5th Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA15), Dusseldorf, Germany (23-26/09/2015).

(August) “Varieties of Misrepresentation and Homomorphism” (with Francesca Pero), 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS), University of Helsinki, Finland (3-8/08/2015).

(July) “Philosophy of Probability”, 10 lecture course, British Committee, Philosophy Summer School, Xiamen, China (21-31/07/2015).

(July) “Propensities, Conditionals, and Indexicals”, 89th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association, Warwick, UK (10-11/07/2015). (Undelivered).

(July) * “Propensities and Statistical Modeling”, British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Manchester, UK (2-3/07/2015). Plenary Speaker.

(June) “Resemblance and its Discontents in Art and Science”, Symposium on Aesthetics in Scientific Practice, 5th Society for the Philosophy of Science Biennial Conference (SPSP), Aarhus, Denmark (24-26/06/2015).

(June) “Propensities, Probabilities, and Statistical Data”, 5th Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice Biennial Conference (SPSP), Aarhus, Denmark (24-26/06/2015).

(April) * “On the Interpretations of Quantum Probability”, Oxford University Physics Conference, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford (19-20/04/2015). Keynote Speaker.

(April) “The Origin of Quantum Propensities: Henry Margenau’s ‘Latency’ School”, 10th UK Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (iHPS) Conference, University of Durham (16-17/04/2015)

 

2014

(November) * “Propensities, Chance Distributions, and Statistical Data”, Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany (12/11/14).

(October) * “Propensities and Pragmatism”, HPS Colloquium Series, Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), University of Toronto, Canada (10/10/2014).

(October) * “Quantum Propensities”, Ontology Congress, San Sebastián, Spain (1-5/10/2014). (Undelivered).

(September) * “Propensities and Conditionals”, CauSci final workshop, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway (16-18/09/2014).

(September) * “Aesthetic Goals in Model-Building”, Workshop on The Aesthetic Aims of Science, London Aesthetics Forum, Institute of Philosophy, London University, United Kingdom (08/09/2014).

(September) * “Scientific Representation: Lessons from Aesthetics”, I London Workshop in Philosophy of Science, University College London, United Kingdom (02-03/09/2014).

(August) * “Anti-Realism”, New Thinking about Scientific Realism Conference, University of Pretoria, Cape Town, South Africa (5-9/08/2014). (Undelivered).

(July) * “Quantum Propensities”, Summer School in Philosophy of Physics: Probabilities in Physics, Saig, Germany (23/07/2014).

(July) * “Propensities and Pragmatism”, Summer School in Philosophy of Physics: Probabilities in Physics, Saig, Germany (22/07/09).

(July) “Probabilistic Dispositions, Chance Distributions, and Statistical Data”, British Society for the Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (10-11/07/2014).

(June) * “Propensities, Chance Distributions, and Experimental Statistics”, workshop Towards a More Integrative View on Modelling, Experimenting and Simulating, University of Geneva, Switzerland (27-28/06/2014).

(June) “The Modelling Attitude and its Roots in 19th Century Science”, iHPS5 (5th Integrated History and Philosophy of Science) Conference, University of Vienna, Austria (25-28/06/2014).

(June) “Varieties of Misrepresentation and Homomorphism” (with Francesca Pero), Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (SILFS), University of Rome III, Italy (18-20/06/2014).

(June) * “Probabilistic Dispositions, Chance Distributions and Experimental Statistics”, II Workshop in Philosophy of Science, Bergen, Norway (06/06/2014).

(March) * “Probabilistic Dispositions, Chance Distributions and Experimental Statistics”, Research Seminar, Institute d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques (Institute for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and Techniques – IHPST), Paris, France (17/03/14).

(January) * “Propensities and Pragmatism”, Cambridge Philosophy of Science Group (CamPoS), University of Cambridge, UK (22/01/14).

(January) * “Propensities and Pragmatism”, Bar Hillel Colloquium, Edelstein Centre of History and Philosophy of Science, Hebrew University, Israel (15/01/14).

(January) * “Propensities and Pragmatism”, Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel (13/01/14).

 

2013

(November) * “Deflationary Representation, Inference, and Practice”, IV Madrid Workshop on New Trends in the Philosophy of Science: Inferentialism in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, UNED, Spain (11-13/11/13).

(October) * “A Critique of Empiricist Propensity Theories”, Institut fur Philosophie, University of Bern, Switzerland (10/10/13).