UCL Quantum Science and Technology Institute


Workshop on Agency and (Quantum) Physics

30 March 2015–02 April 2015, 8:00 am–4:00 pm

Workshop on Agency and (Quantum) Physics

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Call for registration:   Workshop on Agency and (quantum) physics

The kick-off workshop of the project Agency and (quantum) physics aims at bringing together researchers from philosophy and physics to explore the problem of agency in light of modern scientific views on physical reality.
The workshop will cover a broad range of relevant topics, spanning physics and philosophy, including:

Quantum Bayesianism; Randomness and free choice in experiments; Agent causation and emergence; Downward causation; Human and animal agency; Metaphysics of science, powers, dispositions, levels; Theories of time and persistence.

This workshop is supported by the Templeton World Charity Foundation, and will take place in

Innsbruck, Austria, from 30th March – 2nd April 2015.

The registration is now open for participants.

The registration will close on 15th March, 2015.
We encourage interested parties to register as soon as possible as we only have a limited capacity.

For details on how to register please visit the workshop web page at:

The program covers talks by the following speakers:

Godehard Brüntrup, Hochschule für Philosophie, München
Cord Friebe, University of Bonn
Erasmus Mayr, University of Oxford
Renato Renner, ETH Zürich
Alexander Reutlinger, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy at the LMU Munich
Rüdiger Schack, Royal Holloway, University of London
Mariusz Tabaczek, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
Hans Briegel, University of Innsbruck
Thomas Müller, University of Konstanz
Josef Quitterer / Lukas Kraus, University of Innsbruck

For a detailed program visit the workshop webpage: