Realism and Modern Science
where: Institute of Philosophy RAS (Moscow, 14 Volkhonka) aud. 215 (1st floor)
when: November 22-23; beginning at 11 am on the 22nd
languages: English and Russian
Thursday, November 22
10.30–11.00 Welcoming of participants.
11.00–12.10 Marc Lachiиze-Rey (Paris, CNRS). Covariant Realism.
12.30–13.40 Nikita Golovko (Novosibirsk, RAS). Realistic Rationalism and String Theory.
15.00–16.10 Andrej Sevalnicov (Moscow, RAS). Which Reality is Described by Quantum Mechanics?
16.30–17.40 Tian Y Cao (Boston University): Incomplete, but real – A constructivist account of reference.
18.00–19.00 Social hour (reception)
Friday, November 23
11.00–12.10 Andrei Rodin (Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, RAS). What Comes After Structural Realism? Homotopy Type Theory and Constructive Identity.
12.30–13.40 Alexander Panov (Moscow State University). The Nature of Mathematics and the Structure of Reality.
15.00–16.10 Jean-Jacques Szczeciniarz (University Paris-Diderot). The Main Lines of Penrose's Philosophical Realism. Examples in Quantum Mechanics and Twistor Theory.
16.30–17.40 Vyacheslav S. Stepin (Moscow, RAS). Disciplinary Ontologies and the Scientific Image.
17.40–18.30 Round Table Discussion.