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Thursday 19th 2007



Friday 20th 2007



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Thursday 19th July 2007

10.30 - 11.00
Coffee
11.00 - 1.00

The Everett interpretation: 50 years on. Simon Saunders

Decoherence and ontology. David Wallace
Commentator: Robert Geroch
Chair: Jeremy Butterfield

1.00 - 2.00
Sandwich lunch, Ryle Room, 10 Merton St.
2.00 - 3.30

Can the world be only wave-function? Tim Maudlin
Commentator: Adrian Kent
Chair: Michel Janssen

3.30 - 4.00
Tea
4.00 - 5.30

Two Dogmas About Quantum Mechanics. Jeffrey Bub and Itamar Pitowsky
Commentator: Christopher Timpson
Chair: Barry Loewer

6.30 - 10.00
Evening drinks and dinner, Cherwell Boathouse

Friday 20th July 2007

9.30 - 11.00

Probability in the Everett picture. David Z. Albert
Commentator: David Papineau
Chair: Christopher Timpson

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee
11.30 - 1.00

Everett and Evidence. Wayne Myrvold and Hilary Greaves
Commentator: Barry Loewer
Chair: James Ladyman

1.00 - 3.00
Lunch at the Head of the River
3.00 - 4.30

Apart from universes. David Deutsch

The time symmetric QM and the MWI. Lev Vaidman
Chair: Oliver Pooley

4.30 - 5.00
Tea
5.00 - 6.30

Quantum cosmology. James B. Hartle

Some remarkable implications of probabilities without time. Andreas J. Albrecht
Chair: Peter Lewis

7.00 - 10.00
Conference dinner, Oriel College

Saturday 21st July 2007

9.30 - 11.00

A metaphysician looks at the Everett interpretation. John Hawthorne
Commentator: James Ladyman
Chair: Tony Sudbery

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee
11.30 - 1.00

Explaining probability. Simon Saunders
Commentator: Oliver Pooley
Chair: Alastair Rae

1.00 - 2.30
Lunch, local restaurants
2.30 - 4.00

Pilot-wave theory: Everett in denial? Antony Valentini
Commentator: Harvey Brown
Chair: Adrian Kent

4.00 - 4.30
Tea
4.30 - 6.00

Round table discussion: David Wallace, Jeremy Butterfield, David Z. Albert

7.00
Drinks, Old Cloisters, New College
8.30
Farewell dinner, The Undercroft, New College