Workshop on Imagination and Fiction in Scientific Modelling

Friday 31 May 2019, 10.00AM to 5:15 pm

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): ‘Interactive Imagining in Economic Modelling: Some Case Studies’

3.14-3.30: 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.

For further details and updates, see https://imaginationandfiction.home.blog/ 

Location: W/N/202, Wentworth College, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD

Admission: The workshop is free for academics and students to attend. If you plan to attend, please contact mary.leng@york.ac.uk so that we can keep track of numbers.