FraMEPhys

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. It is supported by a European Research Council Starting Grant of €1.5m, and led by Dr Alastair Wilson of the Department of Philosophy.

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Ways and Whys

Ways and Whys
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Watch Professor Al Wilson's Inaugural Lecture.

Dr Katie Robertson awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Dr Katie Robertson awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship
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Some really excellent news for the FraMEPhys project team – our research fellow Katie Robertson has been awarded a three-year Early Career Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.

FraMEPhys Podcast: Matt Farr, "Do We Need to Explain Initial Conditions?"

FraMEPhys Podcast: Matt Farr, "Do We Need to Explain Initial Conditions?"
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In this podcast Matt Farr from the University of Cambridge outlines his 'C Theory' of time and explores what it might mean to explain the initial conditions of the universe.
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Ways and Whys

Watch Professor Al Wilson's Inaugural Lecture.

Metaphysics of Entanglement in Urbino

On January 22 2019, Al Wilson was in Urbino, Italy to speak at a workshop on the metaphysics of entanglement – the 2021 case study for FraMEPhys.

Mathematics, Metaphysics and Evolution

Topics discussed on the last day of the FramePhys/Gothenburg conference on Metaphysical Explanation in Science, linking mathematics, science, biological evolution and metaphysics led Aaron Sloman

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