Mini-Workshop on the Meaning of the Wave Function

Monday, June 15, 2020
12:00pm (noon)–4:00pm (East Coast time)

[Registration Form]

• This is a free Zoom event (no registration fee)
• The meeting ID and password will be shared with those who register
• Each talk will be 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of discussion
• You can find more events in this series in the navigation panel on the left
• You can visit the YouTube channel here

Questions or comments: Jacob Barandes, <lastname>(at) (organizer)

Informal introductions

“The Wavefunction is as the Wavefunction Does”
Valia Allori – Northern Illinois University
Slides (PDF), Video (YouTube)

“A Critique of Wave-Function Realism”
David Wallace – University of Pittsburgh
Video (YouTube)

“The Governing Conception of the Wavefunction”
Nina Emery – Mount Holyoke College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Slides (PDF), Video (YouTube)

Open discussion


Pablo Acuña, David Albert, Valia Allori (speaker), Daniel Ang, Guido Bacciagaluppi, Dave Baker, Jacob Barandes (organizer), Adam Becker, Jeremy Butterfield, Sean Carroll, Eric Cavalcanti, Eddy Keming Chen, Karen Crowther, Elise Crull, Siddhant Das, Maaneli Derakhshani, Foad Dizadji-Bahmani, John Earman, Joshua Eisenthal, Nina Emery (speaker), Jonathan Haefner, Ned Hall, Guy Hetzroni, Mina Himwich, Carl Hoefer, Mario Hubert, Nick Huggett, Gianluca Introzzi, Mahmoud Jalloh, David Kagan, Mon Klein Douwel, Klaas Landsman, Otto Lange, Baptiste Le Bihan, Peter Lewis, Barry Loewer, Cristian Lopez, Patrick Magee, Vera Matarese, Tim Maudlin, Logan McCarty, Kerry McKenzie, Alexander Meehan, Elizabeth Miller, Michael Miller, F.A. Muller, George Musser, Wayne Myrvold, Alyssa Ney, Travis Norsen, Makinde Ogunnaike, Andrea Oldofredi, Fleur Petit, Josh Quirke, Ana Raclariu, Michael Ridley, Sam Rijken, Katie Robertson, Pascal Rodríguez Warnier, Jerome Romagosa, Davide Romano, Simon Saunders, Chip Sebens, Noel Swanson, Lev Vaidman, David Wallace (speaker), Isaac Wilhelm, Alastair Wilson, Mithuna Yoganathan