Project

A modal interpretation for the quantum ontology

 

Philosophy of Science Group

GFC

FCEN - UBA

 
 

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  Refereed publications in journals  
     
 

1-1.   Olimpia Lombardi & Sebastian Fortin, “The role of symmetry in the interpretation of quantum mechanics”, Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics (special issue “International Year of Light 2015”, with the participation of the Nobel Prize of physics Gerard ’t Hoff), 12: 255-272, 2015.

1-2.   Olimpia Lombardi & Sebastian Fortin, “A top-down view of the classical limit of quantum mechanics”, to appear in Ruth E. Kastner, Jasmina Jeknić-Dugić & George Jaroszkiewicz (eds.), Quantum Structural Studies: Classical Emergence from the Quantum Level, Singapore: World Scientific, 2016.

1-3.   Sebastian Fortin & Olimpia Lombardi “Interpretation and decoherence: a contribution to the debate Vasallo & Ensfeld vs Crull”, Foundations of Physics, forthcoming.

1-4.   Sebastian Fortin, Olimpia Lombardi & Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Isomerism and decoherence”, Foundations of Chemistry, Springer, Berlin, on line first.

1-5.   Hernán Accorinti & Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Acerca de la independencia de los modelos respecto de las teorías: un caso de la química cuántica”, Theoria, Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia, 31: 225-245, 2016.

1-6.   Olimpia Lombardi & Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Aproximaciones, clasicidad y electronegatividades: la reducción vía química cuántica”, en Rodolfo Vergne (ed.), El Sistema Periódico de los Elementos Químicos: Problemas Históricos, Filosóficos y Pedagógicos, San Luis: Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, forthcoming.

1-7.   Cristian López & Olimpia Lombardi, “Creatividad y ontología”, en Ana Rosa Pérez Ransanz y Ana Ponce (eds.), Creatividad en Ciencia, Técnica y Tecnología, México DF: Dirección General de Publicaciones de la UNAM, forthcoming.

1-8.   Olimpia Lombardi, Hernán Accorinti & Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Modelos científicos: el problema de la representación”, Scientiae Studia. Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofia e História da Ciencia, Vol. 14, Núm. 1 (2016).

1-9.   Olimpia Lombardi & Cristian López, “Los múltiples rostros de la filosofía de la información”, Revista Científica Guillermo de Ockham, Vol. 14, Núm. 2 (2016).

1-10.     Olimpia Lombardi, “Carta abierta: acerca del mundo, los mundos y el papel de la filosofía”, Revista de Humanidades de Valparaíso, 4: 109-145, 2016.

1-11.     Mariana Córdoba, “Sobre una ciencia que progresa sin verdad ni ontología: un análisis del pluralismo epistemológico ideológico de Hasok Chang”, Páginas de Filosofía, 16: 101-125, 2016.

1-12.     Olimpia Lombardi and Cristian López, “La flecha del tiempo y la irreversibilidad”, in Claudia Vanney, Ignacio Silva y Juan Francisco Frank (eds.), Diccionario Interdisciplinario Austral, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, 2016, http://dia.austral.edu.ar/

1-13.     Sebastian Fortin and Cristian López, “Problemas ontológicos de la mecánica cuántica”, in Claudia Vanney, Ignacio Silva y Juan Francisco Frank (eds.), Diccionario Interdisciplinario Austral, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, 2016, http://dia.austral.edu.ar/

1-14.     Juan Camilo Martínez González and Mariana Córdoba, “El problema de las clases naturales en química: algunas dificultades para el microestructuralismo”, Crítica. Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofía, 48: 89-117, 2016.

1-15.     Olimpia Lombardi and Dennis Dieks, “Modal interpretations of quantum mechanics”, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Edward N. Zalta (ed.), Stanford University, Stanford, Version 2017, on line. https://plato.stanford.edu/

1-16.     Ignacio Gómez, Marcelo Losada and Olimpia Lombardi, “About the concept of quantum chaos”, Entropy (Special Issue “Foundations of Quantum Mechanics”), MDPI Publishing, Basel, Vol. 19, 2017, pp. 1-30.

1-17.     Sebastian Fortin, Juan Camilo Martínez González and Olimpia Lombardi, “Bohm’s Quantum Theory of Motion for quantum chemistry”, Foundations of Chemistry, 19: 43-59, 2017.

1-18.     Klaus Ruthenberg and Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Electronegativity and its multiple faces: persistence and measurement”, Foundations of Chemistry, 19: 61-75, 2017.

1-19.  Sebastian Fortin, Olimpia Lombardi and Juan Camilo Martínez González, “A new application of the modal-Hamiltonian interpretation of quantum mechanics: the problem of optical isomerism”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Science, on line first.

1-20. Mariana Córdoba and Alfio Zambon, “How to handle nanomaterials? The re-entry of individuals into the philosophy of chemistry”, Foundations of Chemistry, on line first.

 

 

 
     
     
  Presentations to Academic Events  
     
 

2-1.   Olimpia Lombardi, Ontological plurality, reduction, and two forms of emergence”, invited talk in the workshop “Reduction in Physics and Biology”, International Workshop in Philosophy of Physics and Philosophy of Biology, organized by the Instituto de Filosofía y Ciencias de la Complejidad (IFICC), Santiago de Chile, January 4 to 6, 2016.

2-2.   Olimpia Lombardi, “Relaciones interteóricas en ciencias naturales: reducción y emergencia”, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Comodoro Rivadavia, October 9, 2015.

2-3.   Olimpia Lombardi, “Facing the interpretive challenges of quantum mechanics from an ontolgy of properties”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-4.   Federico Holik, “Logical and geometrical aspects of the violation of Bell inequalities”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-5.   Cristian López, “Some remarks about (symmetric?) time in quantum mechanics”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-6.   Guido Bellomo, “A dimensional link between quantum and classical correlations”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-7.   Marcelo Losada, “The measurement process in the generalized contexts formalism for quantum histories”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-8.   Juan Camilo Martínez González & Sebastian Fortin, “Quantum decoherence in the understanding of optical isomerism”, V Conference on Quantum Foundations: Ontological Problems 80 Years after EPR, organized by the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, December 1 to 4, 2015.

2-9.Olimpia Lombardi, “Interpreting the concept of information”. invited talk in the International Workshop Information and its Role in Science: Physics, Biology, Cognitive and Brain Sciences”, organized by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, May 30 to June 2, 2016.

2-10.      Hernán Accorinti and Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Theories and models: an approach from quantum chemistry”, 6e Congrès de la Société de Philosophie des Sciences, organized by the Université de Lausanne. Lausanne, June 29 to July 1, 2016.

2-11.  Mariana Córdoba, Hernán Accorinti and Cristian López, “How to deal with truth in pluralism within philosophy of sciences: boundaries and scopes”, 6e Congrès de la Société de Philosophie des Sciences, organized by the Université de Lausanne. Lausanne, June 29 to July 1, 2016

2-12.  Olimpia Lombardi and Cristian López, “Quantum information or quantum coding?”, 18th European Conference on Foundations of Physics, organized by the London School of Economics. London, July 16 to 18, 2016.

2-13.  Sebastian Fortin and Olimpia Lombardi, “Quantum mechanics: symmetry and interpretation”, 18th European Conference on Foundations of Physics, organized by the London School of Economics. London, July 16 to 18, 2016.

2-14.  Cristian López, “What’s the deal with the arrow of time in quantum mechanics?”, 18th European Conference on Foundations of Physics, organized by the London School of Economics. London, July 16 to 18, 2016.

2-15.  Sebastian Fortin and Federico Holik. “Towards a dynamics for quantum logic”, 18th European Conference on Foundations of Physics, organized by the London School of Economics. London, July 16 to 18, 2016.

2-16.  Federico Holik, Sebastian Fortin, Gustavo Bosyk and Angelo Plastino, “On the interpretation of probabilities in generalized probabilistic models”, invited talk at the Special Session on Contextuality and Foundations of Probability, 10th International Quantum Interaction Conference, organized by the San Francisco State University. San Francisco, July 20 to 22, 2016.

2-17.  Olimpia Lombardi, An ontoloy of modal bundles for quantum mechanics”, Leuven-Buenos Aires Workshop on Philosophy of Physics, organized by the KU Leuven. Leuven, July 26 to 27, 2016.

2-18.  Sebastian Fortin, “Invariances in the interpretation of quantum mechanics”, Leuven-Buenos Aires Workshop on Philosophy of Physics, organized by the KU Leuven. Leuven, July 26 to 27, 2016.

2-19.  Cristian Lopez, “Looking through delayed-choice experiments from an ontological viewpoint”, Leuven-Buenos Aires Workshop on Philosophy of Physics, organized by the KU Leuven. Leuven, July 26 to 27, 2016.

2-20.  Hernán Accorinti and Juan Camilo M. González, “Models in quantum chemistry”, Leuven-Buenos Aires Workshop on Philosophy of Physics, organized by the KU Leuven. Leuven, July 26 to 27, 2016.

2-21.  Sebastian Fortin, Juan Camilo Martínez González and Olimpia Lombardi, “Bohm’s Quantum Theory of Motion for quantum chemistry”, 2016 ISPC Annual Symposium, organized by the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) and the Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, August 1 to 4, 2016.

2-22.  Juan Camilo Martínez González and Klaus Ruthenberg, “Electronegativity and its multiple faces: persistence and measurement”, 2016 ISPC Annual Symposium, organized by the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) and the Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, August 1 to 4, 2016.

2-23.  Mariana Córdoba and Alfio Zambon, “How to handle nanomaterials? The re-entry of individuals into the philosophy of chemistry”, 2016 ISPC Annual Symposium, organized by the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry (ISPC) and the Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, August 1 to 4, 2016.

2-24.  Sebastian Fortin, Olimpia Lombardi and Juan Camilo Martínez González, “Isomerismo óptico e interpretación de la mecánica cuántica”, XVII Jornadas Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun, organized by the Universidad de Chile. Santiago de Chile, August 24 to 26, 2016.

2-25.  Cristian López and Marcelo Losada, “Experimentos 'delayed-choice' y la ontología de la mecánica cuántica: individuos vs. haces de propiedades”, XVII Jornadas Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun, organized by the Universidad de Chile. Santiago de Chile, August 24 to 26, 2016.

2-26.  Marcelo Losada, Cristian López y Sebastian Fortín, “Historias cuánticas: el formalismo de Contextos Generalizados”, XVII Jornadas Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun, organized by the Universidad de Chile. Santiago de Chile, August 24 to 26, 2016.

2-27.  Hernán Accorinti, “Theories and models: the Born-Oppenheimer approximation”, First Workshop on Models and Idealizations in Science, organized by the Universidad de Valparaíso. Valparaíso, August 29 to 30, 2016.

2-28.  Cristian López and Olimpia Lombardi, “Experimentos cuánticos de elección retardada desde una ontología modal de propiedades”, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-29.  Juan Camilo Martínez González, Sebastián Fortin and Olimpia Lombardi, El problema de los enantiómeros en química cuántica, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-30.  Cristian López, Mariana Córdoba and Hernán Accorinti, “Realidad y “realidades”: pluralismo, escepticismo y realismo”, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-31.  Hernán Accorinti, Juan Camilo Martínez González and Sebastián Fortin, “Modelos atómicos y moleculares: ¿independencia conceptual o relativa?, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-32.  Sebastián Fortin and Federico Holik, “El límite clásico de los retículos de propiedades”, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-33.  Marcelo Losada, Paula Iturbide and Sebastián Fortin, “Límite clásico e historias cuánticas, X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur, organized by the Asociación de Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Cono Sur (AFHIC). Águas de Lindoia, SP, September 12 to 15, 2016.

2-34.  Marcelo Losada, Federico Holik and Sebastian Fortin, “Lógica cuántica dinámica”, 101 Reunión de la Asociación Física Argentina, San Miguel de Tucumán, October 4 to 7, 2016.

2-35.  Sebastian Fortin and Cristian López, “Simetrías e interpretacióon de la mecánica cuántica”, 101 Reunión de la Asociación Física Argentina, San Miguel de Tucumán, October 4 to 7, 2016.

2-36.  Sebastian Fortin and Federico Holik, “Classical limit and quantum logic”, Twenty-Fifth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Atlanta, November 3 to 5, 2016.

2-37.  Olimpia Lombardi and Cristian López, “The deflationary view of information reloaded: communication and manipulability”, Twenty-Fifth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Atlanta, November 3 to 5, 2016.

2-38.  Juan Camilo Martínez González and Hernán Accorinti, “What does quantum chemistry tell us about the relationship between theories and models?”, Twenty-Fifth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Atlanta, November 3 to 5, 2016.

2-39.  Sebastian Fortin and Olimpia Lombardi, “About the ontological status of quantum information”, VI Conference on Quantum Foundations, La Plata, December 14-16, 2016.

2-40.  Cristian López, “Temporal symmetry in quantum mechanics: is the micro-world blind to the passage of time?”, VI Conference on Quantum Foundations, La Plata, December 14-16, 2016.

2-41.  Guido Bellomo, “Exploring quantumness and locality of bipartite quantum systems”, VI Conference on Quantum Foundations, La Plata, December 14-16, 2016.

2-42.  Marcelo Losada, “Facing the difficulties of quantum histories”, VI Conference on Quantum Foundations, La Plata, December 14-16, 2016.

2-43.  Cristian López, “What’s the deal with the arrow of time in quantum mechanics?”, invited talk at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Munich, April 27, 2017.

2-44.  Marcelo Losada, “Non-unitary evolution of quantum logical structure”, Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians in Physics: Theory and Experiment, Bad Honnef, May 15-19, 2017.

2-45.  Cristian López, “Unpacking the problem of the arrow of time in physics”, International Association for the Philosophy of Time: 4th. Annual Conference, Gargnano del Garda, June 12-14, 2017.

2-46.  Marcelo Losada, “Classical limit from a logical perspective”, Granada Seminar Conference, Granada, June 20-23, 2017.

2-47.  Olimpia Lombardi y Cristian López, “Classical and quantum: two types of information?”, II Workshop sobre Ontología de la Física, Buenos Aires, June 5-6, 2017.

2-48.  Sebastian Fortin and Juan Martínez González, “Decoherencia e isomerismo óptico”, II Workshop sobre Ontología de la Física, Buenos Aires, June 5-6, 2017.

2-49.  Olimpia Lombardi, “The Modal-Hamiltonian Interpretation: measurement, invariance and ontology”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-50.  Sebastian Fortin and Olimpia Lombardi, “A closed system approach to decoherence”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-51.  Guido Bellomo, “Entangled discord: when quantum correlations precede quantum systems”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-52.  Juan Camilo Martínez González and Sebastian Fortin, “When chemistry and physics meet: the problem of optical isomerism”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-53.  Jesús Jaimes and Sebastian Fortin, “A philosophical approach to the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules (QTAIM)”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-54.  Cristian López, “A timeless quantum mechanics?”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-55.  Federico Holik, “On the interpretation of states as non-commutative measures in generalized probabilistic models”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-56.  Marcelo Losada, “Dynamical approach to logic structure of quantum systems”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-57.  Leonardo Vanni and Roberto Laura, “Quantum histories”, International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics, Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017.

2-58.  Federico Holik, “Foundations of non-Kolmogorovian probability theory”¸ invited talk, Conference Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Technology, Växjö, June 12-15, 2017.

2-59.  Federico Holik, “Geometric probability theory in contextual probabilistic theories”, Workshop Quantum Contextuality in Quantum Mechanics and Beyond, Prague, June 4-5, 2017.

2-60. Federico Holik, “Quantum states as measures”, ALOPHIS Seminar, Cagliari, June 1, 2017.

 

 

 
     
     
  Monthly Seminars  
     
 

All the meetings were held at the room of the group at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires: Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón 2, Segundo Piso (Second Floor), at 2 PM.

The participants were the members of the group.

 

October 15, 2015: Mariana Córdoba and Juan Camilo Martínez González presented his work “Clases naturales en química” (“Natural kinds in chemistry”).

November 12, 2015: Gilberto Castrejón (student from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, making a stay in the context of our group) presented the progress of his PhD thesis.

December 10, 2015: Prof. Hernán Solari (full professor of the Department of Physics of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires), was invited to present his talk “Acerca de la construcción de la relatividad especial” (About the construction of special relativity”).

January: summer vacations

February 25, 2016: Prof. Pablo Razeto (Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Complexity Sciences, IFCC, Santiago de Chile), visited us to present the talk “Mass as an ontological emergent property”.

March 31, 2016: Cristian López (PhD student, member of our group) presented his work “What is there inside of the great smoky dragon?” about delayed choice experiments.

April 14, 2016: Juan Camilo Martínez González (Posdoc student, member of our group) and Mariana Códoba (researcher of CONICET, member of our group), presented a talk about electronegativity and reduction to quntum chemistry, that is the basis for a paper they are preparing in collaboration with Klaus Ruthenberg, Coburg University, Germany.

May 19, 2016: Manuel Herrera (new member of the group coming from Chile, PhD student with a LatinAmerican scholarship from CONICET), presented the project of his PhD thesis.

June 16, 2016: Hernán Accorinti (PhD student, member of our group), in collaboration with Juan Camilo Martínez González (PhD student, member of our group) presented the talk about models in quantum chemistry to be given at the 6 Congrès de la Société de Philosophie des Sciences.

July 11, 2016: we received the visit of Prof. Stephen Hartman, Chair of Philosophy of Science in the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and Director of the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, who gave the talk: “Assessing Scientific Theories”.

August 18, 2016: Sebastian Fortin (researcher of CONICET, member of our group), presented the work “Bohm’s Quantum Theory of Motion for quantum chemistry”.

September 8, 2016: Erick Rubio (member of our group, PhD student munder the supervision of Dr. Sebastian Fortin and cosupervision of Prof. Olimpia Lombardi), presented a part of his doctoral research: “Aspectos ontológicos de la complejidad”

October 6, 2016: we received the visit of Patricia Palacios, who is completing his PhD, in the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, under the supervision of Prof. Stephen Hartman (Director of the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). She presented a talk about reduction and emergence

October 27, 2016: Jesús Jaimes (new member of the group coming from México, PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Olimpia Lombardi and co-supervision of Dr. Sebastian Fortin, with a LatinAmerican scholarship from CONICET), presented the project of his PhD thesis, related to the philosophical aspects of the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules.

November 17, 2016: we received the visit of Dr. Jorge Valdez Rojas (Postdoc student at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the University of Buenos Aires), who presented the talk “¿Tiene sentido seguir hablando de fuerzas?”

January: summer vacations.

March 13, 2017: we received the visit of Prof. Ana Rosa Pérez Ransanz, researcher of the Institute of Philosophical Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and coauthor with Prof. Olimpia Lombardi of a book about scientific realism. She presented a talk about pluralist realism.

March 23, 2017: we received the visit of Prof. Mario Natiello, professor and researcher in the Matematikcentrum of the Lunds Unversitet, Sweden. He presented the talk “El recorrido que vio el nacimiento de la física teórica, de Ampère y Maxwell a Lorentz.

April 20, 2017: Mariana Córdoba (member or our group, researcher of CONICET under the supervision of Prof. Olimpia Lombardi) presented a talk about the concept of identity and its relation with science.

May 4, 2017: Olimpia Lombardi (researcher of CONICET and director of the group) discussed with the group the talks to be given at the International Workshop: Identity, Indistinguishability and Non-locality in Quantum Physics (Buenos Aires, June 26-30, 2017), “The Modal-Hamiltonian Interpretation: measurement, invariance and ontology”, and “A closed system approach to decoherence”.

May 18, 2017: Hernán Accorinti (PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Olimpia Lombardi) and Juan Camilo Martínez González (Posdoc student under the supervision of Prof. Olimpia Lombardi) (both members of the group) gave the talk “Qué tipo de idealización es la aproximación Born-Oppenheimer” (“What kind of idealization is the Born-Oppenheimer approximation?”).

June 7, 2017: Pablo Terren (invited speaker from the University of Buenos Aires) gave a talk about non-coalescent droplets. In the same meeting, we received the visit of Prof. Osvaldo Pessoa, professor and researcher at the University of Sao Paulo, and two of his students; we exchanged information regarding our research projects with them.

June 15, 2017: we received the visit of Joseph Berkovitz, professor and researcher at the University of Toronto, who gave the talk “On de Finetti’s instrumentalist philosophy of probability”.

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
                   
 
 
 
 

Philosophy of Science Group, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires - Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón II / Buenos Aires, Argentina