Workshop on Imagination and Fiction in Scientific Modelling

Department of Philosophy, University of York

Friday, 31st May, 2019

Wentworth College: W/N/202

10-11.15: Michael T. Stuart (University of Geneva): ‘The Turn of the Key: Imagination and Scientific Models

11.15-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.45: Tarja Knuuttila (University of Vienna): ‘Synthetic Models: Concrete and Fictional?

12.45-2pm: Lunch

2-3.15: Mary Leng and Fiora Salis (University of York): ‘Dynamic Imagining in Economic Modelling: Some Case Studies’

3.15-3.30: Coffee Break

3.30-4.45: Manuel García-Carpintero (Logos, University of Barcelona): ‘Models as hypostatizations: the case of supervaluationism in semantics

4.45-5.15: Reflections and Future Developments (panel)

5.15: Close.

The workshop is free for academics and students to attend. If you plan to attend, please contact us so that we can keep track of numbers.

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