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2016 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society | Philosophy in London

Spring Term

2016 | 2017

Issue No. 2 | Volume CXVII

Novel Explanation and the Special Sciences: Lessons From Physics

Eleanor Knox
Kings College London

Monday, 23 January 2017

17.30 - 19.15

The Woburn Suite

Senate House

University of London

Malet Street

London WC13 7HU

United Kingdom

About

Eleanor Knox is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King's College London. Her work has two strands, one in the foundations of spacetime physics, and another in inter-theoretic relations in physics and science more generally. The two come together when thinking about emergent spacetimes in theories of quantum gravity; much of her work focusses on Spacetime Functionalism, an approach to the interpretation of spacetime theories that promises to help us understand emergent spacetimes. After a BA, BPhil and DPhil at Oxford, Eleanor moved to London, first as a Chandaria Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, and then as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and then Lecturer at KCL. She is the winner of the 2015 James T. Cushing Prize in the History and Philosophy of Physics.

Eleanor Knox | Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society | Philosophy in London Since 1880

Eleanor Knox is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King's College London.

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