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A modal interpretation for the quantum ontology

 

Philosophy of Science Group

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FCEN - UBA

 
 

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International Workshop:

Identity, indistinguishability and non-locality in quantum physics

 
     
 

June 26–30, 2017 - Buenos Aires - Argentina

 
     
 

The workshop will be held the days Monday 26 to Thursday 29 June of 2017. During those four days, we plan to have 14 presentations by international experts in the field.

 
     
     
 

The number of participants is limited by available seating, so we regret that participation is by invitation only.

 
     
     
 

 
     
  Program (Click on the title to see the abstract) Click here for program outline  
     
  Monday 26  
     
 

09:00 - 09:30

Opening  
     

09:30 - 10:30

"Metaphysics of Non-Individuality" DECIO KRAUSE
    Universidad Federal de Santa Catarina (Brasil)
     

10:30 - 11:00

Coffe break  
     

11:00 - 11:30

"The Modal-Hamiltonian Interpretation: measurement, invariance and ontology" OLIMPIA LOMBARDI
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     

11:30 - 12:00

"A closed system approach to decoherence" OLIMPIA LOMBARDI AND SEBASTIAN FORTIN
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     

12:00 - 14:30

Lunch  
     
14:30 - 15:30 "Symmetry, solvability and emergent subsystems" NATHAN HARSHMAN
    American University (USA)
     
15:30 - 16:00 "Entangled discord: when quantum correlations precede quantum systems" GUIDO BELLOMO
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     
16:00 - 16:30 Coffe break  
     
16:30 - 17:30 "Quantum mechanics and perspectivalism" DENNIS DIEKS
    Utrecht University (Netherlands)
     
 
  Tuesday 27  
     
 

09:30 - 10:30

"On the puzzle of the Classical/Quantum distinction--to what RUTH KASTNER
  extent does "labelling" play a role?" University of Maryland (USA)
     

10:30 - 11:00

Coffe break  
     

11:00 - 11:30

"When chemistry and physics meet: the problem of optical isomerism" J. C. GONZALEZ MARTINEZ AND SEBASTIAN FORTIN
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     

11:30 - 12:00

"A philosophical approach to the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules" JESUS JAIMES AND SEBASTIAN FORTIN
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     

12:00 - 14:30

Lunch  
     
14:30 - 15:30   JAMES LADYMAN
    University of Bristol (UK)
     
15:30 - 16:00 "A timeless quantum mechanics?" CRISTIAN LÓPEZ
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     
16:00 - 16:30 Coffe break  
     
16:30 - 17:30 "Quantum Physics Grounded on Bohmian Mechanics" NINO ZANGHI
    University of Genova (Italy)
     
 
  Wednesday 28  
     
 

09:30 - 10:30

"How to explain quantum non-locality on the basis of discernible particles" MICHAEL ESFELD
    University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
     

10:30 - 11:00

Coffe break  
     

11:00 - 11:30

"On the interpretation of states as non-commutative measures  FEDERICO HOLIK
  in generalized probabilistic models" CONICET, National University of La Plata (Argentina)
     

11:30 - 12:00

"Majorization in quantum mechanics" GUSTAVO MARTIN BOSYK
    CONICET, National University of La Plata (Argentina)
     

12:00 - 14:30

Lunch  
     
14:30 - 15:30 "Beyond loophole-free experiments: the search for non-ergodicity" ALEJANDRO HNILO
    CEILAP, CONICET (Argentina)
     
15:30 - 16:00 "Dynamical approach to logic structure of quantum systems" MARCELO LOSADA
    CONICET, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     
16:00 - 16:30 Coffe break  
     
16:30 - 17:30 "Ontology for collapse theories" WAYNE MYRVOLD
    Western University (Canada)
     
 
  Thursday 29  
     
 

09:30 - 10:30

"Indistinguishability of identity in parallel Everett worlds and LEV VAIDMAN
  locality of physics as an argument for the Born-Vaidman Rule" Tel Aviv University (Israel)
     

10:30 - 11:00

Coffe break  
     

11:00 - 12:00

"The wave-function in itself" HANS HALVORSON
    Princeton University (USA)
     

12:00 - 14:30

Lunch  
     
14:30 - 15:30 "Locality and wave function realism" ALYSSA NEY
    University of California, Davis (USA)
     
15:30 - 16:00 "Quantum histories" ROBERTO LAURA, LEONARDO VANNI AND M. LOSADA
    University of Rosario - University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
     
16:00 - 16:30 Coffe break  
     
16:30 - 18:00 FINAL DISCUSSION  
     
 
  Friday 30  
 
 
 
 
Full day Country day and Gaucho Party at Estancia Santa Susana.  
 
     
     
 

The workshop will take place at the Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales ANCEFN (National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences) at downtown, one of the oldest institutions of its kind in Argentina.

Av. Alvear 1711, 4º piso (1014) Buenos Aires - Argentina - Tel.: (54-11) 4811-2998

GPS: 34°35'20.13"S 58°23'13.47"W

 
     
     
 

Friday 30th: All the participants to the Workshop are invited to an excursion to the ranch "Estancia Santa Susana" to see the charm of Argentine countryside and to live the experience of a gaucho party.  
     
     
 

The location of the workshop on Google Maps click here  
     
 

Call a taxi. Phone number: (+54 11) 5238 0000 (Radiotaxi Premium)  
     
 

Information about public transportation in Buenos Aires click here  
     
 

Contact the workshop organization:  
               Olimpia Lombardi: olimpiafiloarnet.com.ar

           Mariana Córdoba: marianacordoba16yahoo.com.ar

           Sebastian Fortin: sfortinconicet.gov.ar

           Federico Holik: olentiev2gmail.com

 
     
This workshop is funded by
 

                   

 
     
     
     

 
 
                   
 
 
 
 

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