Laguna Workshop 1998

U.C. Irvine Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics in Application

March 5-8, 1998

Hotel Laguna, Laguna Beach, CA


Friday, March 6

Saturday, March 7

Sunday, March 8

F. Arntzenius

"A Quick History of Speed"

W. Harper

"Jupiter�s Moons as Tests of the Equivalence Principle"

L. Sklar

"States and Their Representations in Statistical Mechanics"

J. Bell

"Mathematics and Physics in the Smooth World"

D. Malament

"How to Think about Rotation: From Physical Intuition to Mathematical Representation and Back Again"

M. Wilson

"Classical Mathematics in Retrospect"



R. Clifton

"A Mathematical Explanation of Vacuum Correlations"



J. Norton

"Nature is the Realization of the Simplest Conceivable Mathematical Ideas"









Sponsored by the U.C. Irvine Program in History & Philosophy of Science with the additional support of the UCI Department of Philosophy.

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