Workshop on Scientific Realism

  • Date and time: Monday 8 June 2015, 1.00pm to 7pm
  • Location: Berrick Saul building
  • Admission: is free and open to all. Please let Mary Leng know that you plan to attend

Event details


1.00-2.15: Dr Juha Saatsi (Leeds): "Between realism and anti-realism? Theory-progressivism about fundamental physics" 

2.15-2.45: Coffee

2.45-4.00: Dr Mary Leng (York); "Nominalistic scientific realism?"

4-4.30: Coffee

4.30-6pm: Professor Michael Devitt (CUNY/York): "Justifying scientific realism"

6-7pm Reception.

The workshop is sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of Philosophy at the University of York. The event is free and open to all, though we would appreciate it if you were to let us know that you plan to attend. 

For queries, or to register interest in attending, contact Dr Mary Leng (

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