Is Schrödinger’s cat alive or dead? This thought experiment was devised to illustrate a fundamental puzzle in quantum mechanics. A radical solution is that the cat is both alive and dead, but in different, parallel universes. This is the ‘many-worlds interpretation’ of quantum mechanics and our panel of philosophers and physicists will discuss why it […]
Submission is now open for proposals for symposia to be presented at the BSPS 2018 meeting in Oxford on July 4th-6th 2018. The deadline for submitting symposium proposals is January 5th, 2018. Overview A symposium should involve several presenters, typically 3-4, organised around a topic of interest. Symposia may be on any topic in the […]
Registration is now open for the BSPS conference in Edinburgh: The Early Bird (discounted) registration deadline is 2 June 2017, and the final registration deadline is 30 June 2017. More information is available on the Conference Webpage. We look forward to seeing you there.
We are pleased to announce the new lecture series for 2016-2017 associated with the Ordinary Meetings of the BSPS. Lectures take place from 5:15-6:45pm in Room 2.06 of the Lakatos Building at LSE in central London. Each lecture is preceded by tea at 5pm. This year’s speakers are: 10 October 2016, Wendy Parker “Scientific Modelling and […]
Conference registration is available for the 2016 BSPS annual conference, which will take place at Cardiff University. Members of the BSPS are invited to register and/or purchase inexpensive accommodation for the conference at the host university website.
The British Society for the Philosophy of Science is offering a scholarship for doctoral work in the philosophy of science at a UK university, subject to a candidate of sufficient merit presenting themselves. The competition is open to both UK/EU and international students. In order to be considered, applications must be received by the deadline of 7 […]
Unfortunately Liz Irvine’s talk, scheduled for Monday 18 January, has had to be cancelled.