Talks

Conference papers

[scheduled 2019/09/02-03] – «Direct and indirect empirical statuses compared to the Newtonian and Leibnizian interpretations of theoretical symmetries in physics»2nd Irvine­-London­-Munich-­PoliMi-­Salzburg (ILMPS) Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics, 02-03/09/2019, University of Salzburg, Austria

2018/07/11 – «Observers, references and symmetries»19th UK and European Conference on Foundations of Physics, 10-13/07/2018, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2017/09/14 – «Noether’s theorems and energy conservation in general relativity»Conference «Thinking about space and time: 100 years of applying and interpreting general relativity», 12-14/09/2017, University of Bern, Switzerland

2017/07/03 – «What symmetries with direct empirical status look like and how gauge symmetries are useful for this status»Conference «Direct empirical status and the ontology of symmetries in physics», 3-4/07/2017, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2017/06/22 – «Gauge symmetries and symmetries with direct empirical status»Triennial International Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (SILFS), 20-23/06/2017, University of Bologna, Italy

2016/11/26 – «Direct empirical status: Utility and shortcomings»5th Young Researchers Days in Logic, Philosophy and History of Science of the Belgian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (BSLPS), 25-26/11/2016, the Royal Academy of Belgium

2015/06/20 – «From definite descriptions to the analysis of knowledge: handling Gettier cases with a notion of scope»7th International Triennial Congress of the Société de Philosophie Analytique (SoPhA) «The analytical philosophy in the 21st century», 17- 20/06/2015, Université de Montréal and Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

2014/06/26 – «Clarification of the distinction between physical structures and mathematical structures by a study of symmetries» [in French] – 5th Biennial Congress of the Société de Philosophie des Sciences (SPS) «Metaphysics of Science», 25-27/06/2014, Université Lille-1 and Université Lille-3, France

Other presentations

2019/06/26 – «Defining the indirect empirical status of theoretical symmetries in physics»Work in Progress seminar, Centre de philosophie des sciences et sociétés (CEFISES), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2019/05/27 – «Direct empirical status of theoretical symmetries in physics»Presentation at the beginning of the public defence of the PhD thesis, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2018/05/08 – «Empirical status of theoretical symmetries in quantum mechanics»Workshop on history and philosophy of physics, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2018/03/08 – «Empirical status of theoretical symmetries in spacetime theories»Philosophy of physics seminar, Geneva Symmetry Group, University of Geneva, Switzerland

2017/03/24 – «Derivation of conservation laws from theoretical symmetries via Noether’s theorems»Foundations of physics seminar, Descartes Centre, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2016/03/22 – «Active and passive interpretations of transformations, and their ontology»Work in Progress seminar, Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

2015/12/03 – «Cognitive transparency and epistemic contexts» [in French] – Seminar on cognitive transparency of semantic contents, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

2015/11/12 – «Ontological status of symmetries in physics» [in French] – General seminar of the Doctoral School 1 in Philosophy, Université de Namur, Belgium

2015/04/20 – «The empirical status of gauge symmetries» [in French] – Alexandre Guay’s course LFILO2241 «Advanced Studies in the Philosophy of Natural Sciences B – Symmetries in Physics», Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2015/02/03 – «Complex concepts and semantic networks» [in French] – Seminar associated to the ARC «Causality and Free Will», Centre de philosophie des sciences et sociétés (CEFISES), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2014/04/23 – «Structuralism, symmetry, and quantum mechanics: works in progress» [in French] – Work in Progress seminar, Centre de philosophie des sciences et sociétés (CEFISES), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium