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Workshop on Topics in Causality and Explanation (23 June 2023)

Idea & Motivation

The topics of causation and explanation continue to receive significant attention in current philosophy of science. Research in these areas has explored topics such as: types of causal distinctions, principles of causal inference, roles of analogies and analogical arguments, evidence for causation, and many other questions regarding the standards of scientific explanation. This workshop explores work in these areas, with attention to cases from a variety of scientific domains.

Confirmed Speakers


Those interested in attending should send an e-mail to Lauren Ross


LMU München

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1

D Z005

80539 München


Lauren Ross (MCMP/LMU Munich)


The conference is supported by the Alexander von Humboldt - Foundation.


10:00 - 10:15 Opening
10:15 - 11:00 William Bechtel (UCSD)
11:00 - 11:45 Ina Jantgen (Cambridge University)
11:45 - 12:30 Margaret Farrell (UCI)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:15 Naftali Weinberger (LMU)
14:15 - 15:00 Ben Genta (UCI)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:15 Jessica Lauman-Lairson (UCI)
16:15 - 17:00 Alexander Reutlinger (LMU)
18:00 Conference Dinner at Café Reitschule