The program is not final and can be subject to changes.
Monday 22 July | |
17:00 | Welcome and Registration |
18:30 | Dinner |
20:00 | John Norton: “The Impossible Process: Thermodynamic Reversibility” |
Tuesday 23 July | |
09:00 | Katie Robertson: Entropy in Thermodynamics |
10:30 | Coffee Break |
11:00 | Jean Bricmont: Boltzmann’s Explanation of Irreversibility |
12:30 | Lunch |
14:00 | Tim Maudlin: Shannon Entropy |
15:30 | Coffee Break |
16:30 | Tutorial: Statistical Mechanics – Boltzmann vs. Gibbs (Valia Allori, Lazarovici) |
Tutorial: The role of typicality in probabilistic reasoning (Paula Reichert, Anne Froemel) | |
18:30 | Dinner |
20:00 | Barry Loewer: The Mentaculus Vision |
Wednesday 24 July | |
09:00 | Anna Marmodoro: “Potentiality, structure, and the possibility of entropy in an Aristotelian system” (Introduction: Michael Esfeld) |
10:30 | Coffee Break |
11:00 | Daniel von Wachter: “Laws of Nature without Regularities of Succession” |
12:30 | Lunch |
14:00 | Free Afternoon |
18:30 | Barbeque |
Thursday 25 July | |
09:00 | Hans Westman: Quantum Statistics |
10:30 | Coffee Break |
11:00 | Sheldon Goldstein: Relational Mechanics classical and quantum |
12:30 | Lunch |
14:00 | Nino Zanghì: Relational Mechanics and Relativity |
15:30 | Coffee Break |
16:30 | Tutorial: Relational mechanics |
Tutorial: Entropy in quantum mechanics (Tilloy) | |
18:30 | Dinner |
20:00 | Julian Barbour: Gravitational arrow of time |
Friday 26 July | |
09:00 | Daniel Sudarsky: “Essential tools for Black Hole Physics: ADM, Horizons and all that” |
10:30 | Coffee Break |
11:00 | Aron Wall: The Generalized Second Law |
12:30 | Lunch |
14:00 | Erik Curiel: “What Is Black Hole Entropy?” |
15:30 | Coffee Break |
16:30 | Discussion Group: Typicality and Probability (Goldstein, Loewer. Chair: Valia Allori) |
Discussion Group: Information Loss Paradox (Maudlin, Wall, Curiel. Chair: Sudarsky) | |
18:30 | Dinner |
20:00 | Roundtable Discussion: Metaphysics of Cosmology – Beyond Naturalism? (Wall, von Wachter, Esfeld, Loewer. Chair: Dustin Lazarovici) |
Saturday 27 July | |
09:00 | Student Presentations |
10:30 | Coffee Break |
11:00 | Antoine Tilloy: The uses and abuses of entropy in physics |
12:30 | Final Discussion |
13:30 | Lunch |