Going up?” Realisation and Composition across the Sciences

15 June 2021, 1.00 PM - 17 June 2021, 6.00 PM

13:00-18:00, 15-17 June 2021

Hosted by the MetaScience Project

Full information and abstracts available on the Metascience project website.  Schedule will be announced there shortly.

Attendance is by registration only. Please register via Eventbrite.


Keynote speakers:


Submitted talks:

  • Marta Conti Lorenzo (King's College London) - From Large Sets of Moving Particles to Thermodynamic Systems: a Case Study of Metaphysical Dependence Relations in the Sciences
  • Gregorie Dupuis-Mc Donald (University of Salzburg) - Going around? Causal loops and multiscale coupling in complex systems of international migration
  • Dr Alexander Franklin & Dr Katie Robertson (King's College London & University of Birmingham) - Emerging into the Rainforest: Emergence and Special Science Ontology   
  • Dr Margarida Hermida (University of Bristol) - Composition at the Same Level  
  • Niccolo Negro (Cognition and Philosophy Lab, Monash University) - The emergence of consciousness as Integrated Information 
  • Quentin Ruyant (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) - What kind of explanations are reductive explanations?
  • Roope Ryymin (King's College London) - Can the world be composed of its fundamental constituents?
  • Hamed Tabatabaei Ghomi (University of Cambridge) - Irrationality suggests indecomposability. Indecomposability implies emergence
  • Michael te Vrugt (University of Münster) - The Mereology of Thermodynamic Equilibrium  


This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, grant agreement No 771509.

Contact information

For enquiries please contact: metascience-project@bristol.ac.uk


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