[SydPhil] Workshop on Probability and Time Travel, 18-19 Nov - **NB extra day / expanded lineup**

Alastair Wilson a.j.wilson at bham.ac.uk
Thu Nov 6 15:43:33 AEDT 2014

Workshop on *Probability and Time Travel*
Centre for Time, University of Sydney

Tue 18th & Wed 19th November 2014
Muniment Room, S401 Old Quad, University of Sydney

Samuel Baron (UWA/Sydney)
Stephen Bartlett (Sydney)
John Bigelow (Monash)
Eric Cavalcanti (Sydney)
Phil Dowe (UQ)
Antony Eagle (Adelaide)
Nikk Effingham (Birmingham)
Katrina Elliott (UCLA)

All are welcome, but for catering purposes please confirm attendance to 
a.j.wilson at bham.ac.uk by 10 November. This workshop is supported by the 
New Agendas in the Study of Time project at the University of Sydney.

*Provisional Schedule:*

Tue 18th Nov

10.00am - 10.50am :  Antony Eagle

10.50am - 11.10am :  Tea/coffee

11.10am - 12.00pm :  Katrina Elliott
"Is Time Travel to the Local Past Improbable?  A (Tentative) Defense of 

12.00pm - 2.00pm :  Lunch (own arrangements)

2.00pm - 2.50pm :  Eric Cavalcanti
"The preparation problem in nonlinear extensions of quantum theory"

2.50pm - 3.40pm :  Stephen Bartlett

3.40pm - 4.00pm :  Tea/coffee

4.00pm - 4.50pm : Phil Dowe
"Closed Time-like Curves Require Revisions of Laws"

6.30pm : Dinner at Thanh Binh, King St.

Wed 19th Nov:

10.00am - 10.50am :  John Bigelow
"Counterfactuals, probability-boosting, and timetravel"

10.50am - 11.10am : Tea/coffee

11.10am - 12.00pm :  Nikk Effingham
"Chancing the Impossible: Probability and Time Travel"

12.00pm - 12.50pm : Samuel Baron
"Time Enough for Explanation"

Dr Alastair Wilson
ERI Building (222)
University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel: +44 1214 158662
Mob: +44 7855 407902
Web: http://alastairwilson.org

Out now with Oxford University Press: *Chance & Temporal Asymmetry*

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