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Yet Another Great Workshop on Idealization, Causation, and Explanation (27 May 2017)




11:00 - 11:45 Casey McCoy: Understanding the Progress of Science
11:45 - 12:30 Roland Poellinger: Analogy, Extrapolation, and Causal Similarity
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Pauline van Wierst: The Paradox of Phase Transitions in the Light of Constructive Mathematics
14:45 - 15:30 Patricia Palacios: Had We But World Enough, and Time... But We Don’t! Justifying the Thermodynamic and Infinite-Time Limits in Statistical Mechanics
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:45 Ben Eva and Reuben Stern: Causal Explanatory Power and Its Limits
16:45 - 17:30 Michael Strevens: Idealization: From Explanation to Prediction
17:30 - 18:00 Coffee Break
18:00 - 18:45 General Discussion



Main University Building
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München
Room C 016

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