FraMEPhys/Gothenburg Conference on Metaphysical Explanation in Science
- Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square Brindley Place B1 2HS
- Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
The FraMEPhys project at the University of Birmingham and the Metaphysical Explanation project at the University of Gothenburg are hosting a two-day conference on Metaphysical Explanation in Science, 10-11 January 2019 at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.
FraMEPhys – A Framework for Metaphysical Explanation in Physics – is a five year research project developing a new account of the contribution of metaphysics to how physics explains our world.
- Sam Baron
- Amanda Bryant
- Stephan Leuenberger
- Juha Saatsi
- Michael Strevens
- Elanor Taylor
Call for papers
Submissions of abstracts are invited for presentation at this conference on Metaphysical Explanation in Science.
Abstracts should be between 500 and 1000 words, and prepared for anonymous review. Presentation time for accepted papers will be 30 minutes plus Q&A. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered for speakers whose papers are accepted. We will also aim to help with any childcare and accessibility requirements.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is Saturday 1 December 2018. We aim to make decisions on acceptance by Monday 10 December 2018. Please send anonymized abstracts as email attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about the conference, please contact Alastair Wilson at email@example.com.
The conference is free to attend. Please register via the conference Eventbrite registration webpage.
FraMEPhys (A Framework for Metaphysical Explanation in Science) is supported by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement no. 757295). For further information, please visit the FraMEPhys project website.
The Metaphysical Explanation project is supported by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. For further information, please visit the Metaphysical Explanation project website.