Talks/WiPs

  • KCL Staff Seminar (December 2021)


Emerging Into The Rainforest



  • Bristol Philosophy of Science Seminar (November 2021)


Decoherence and the Emergence of Many Worlds



  • KCL PGR Conference and Cumberland Lodge (October 2021)


Social Construction, Physical Construction, and Emergence



  • Symposium on Metaphysical Unity of Science, EPSA Biennial Conference, Turin, (September 2021) with Katie Robertson

Emerging into the Rainforest: Emergence and Special Science Ontology


  • SMS 2021 (September 2021)

Bohmian Mechanics and Local Reductive Explanation


  • Social Ontology 2021, UCSD, (August 2021)

Social Construction, Physical Construction, and Emergence


  • 24th International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry Symposium (July 2021) with Vanessa Seifert

The Problem of Molecular Structure Just Is The Measurement Problem


  • Symposium on Analogy and Unity in Chemical Ontology, BSPS Annual Conference, Kent /Online, (July 2021) with Vanessa Seifert

The Problem of Molecular Structure Just Is The Measurement Problem


  • Saloom (June 2021)

Social Construction and Race


  • "Going Up?" Realisation and Composition across the Sciences, MetaScience Conference (June 2021) with Katie Robertson

Emerging into the Rainforest: Emergence and Special Science Ontology


  • Annual Royal Institute of Philosophy / Institute of Physics Public Lecture, University of York, (June 2021)

How Do The Special Sciences Emerge From Physics?



  • Harvard Foundations of Physics Series (March 2021)

Emergence, Autonomy, and Naturalness


  • MetaScience WiP (March 2021) with Katie Robertson

Emerging into the Rainforest: Emergence and Special Science Ontology


  • Leeds HPS Seminar (February 2021)

Social Construction, Physical Construction, and Emergence


  • FraMEPhys-MetaScience Joint Workshop (December 2020) with Katie Robertson

Emerging into the Rainforest


  • 6th Panhellenic Conference in Philosophy of Science (December 2020)

The Problem of Molecular Structure Just Is The Measurement Problem


  • Works In Progress in the Philosophy of Social Science (October 2020)

Social Construction, Physical Construction, and Emergence


  • MetaScience WiP (June 2020) with Vanessa Seifert

The Problem of Molecular Structure Just Is The Measurement Problem


  • Levitated Nanophysics Group KCL (June 2020)

Emergence in Physics: The Case of Phonons


  • MetaScience WiP (May 2020)

Can Multiple Realisation Be Explained?


  • KCL Staff Seminar (May 2020)

Social Construction, Physical Construction, and Emergence


  • FraMEPhys-MetaScience Joint Workshop, Oxford, (December 2019)

How to be a Bohmian Reductionist


  • Society for the Metaphysics of Science Annual Conference, Toronto, (November 2019)

On the Autonomy of the Special Sciences


  • Symposium on Multiple Realisability in the Sciences, BSPS Annual Conference, Durham, (July 2019)

Multiple Realisability in Physics


  • Rutgers-Bristol Workshop on the Metaphysical Unity of Science, Newark, (June 2019)

How Do Levels Emerge?


  • Bristol-Madrid Workshop on Naturalism and Fundamentality, Bristol (June 2019)

Fundamentality and the Arrow of Reduction


  • DIEP Conference on Emergence, Amsterdam (May 2019)

How Do Levels Emerge?


  • FraMEPhys Workshop on Levels, Birmingham (April 2019)

How Do Levels Emerge?


  • Cumberland Lodge, KCL Physics (March 2019)

The Physics and Philosophy of Quantum Collapse


  • University of Oxford Philosophy of Physics Research Seminar (February 2019)

Whence the Effectiveness of Effective Field Theories?


  • Imperial College - UCL Joint Undergraduate Physics Conference (January 2019)

Emergence in Physics: The Case of Phonons


  • Philosophy of Science Association Biennial Conference, Seattle (November 2018)

Universality Reduced

  • 1st Irvine-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics (September 2018)

Universality Reduced


  • KCL Maxwell Society (November 2017)

Emergence in Physics: The Case of Phonons


  • University of Bristol Philosophy of Physics Group (November 2017)

Whence the Effectiveness of Effective Field Theories?


  • ​Cumberland Lodge, KCL Philosophy (October 2017)

Scientific Reduction and the Multifaceted Approach


  • British Society for Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Edinburgh (July 2017)

Whence the Effectiveness of Effective Field Theories?


  • The 14th Annual Berkeley/London Philosophy Conference, Berkeley (May 2017)

How Does Acausal Physics Underwrite Special Science Causation?


  • Workshop on Effective Field Theory, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (January 2017)

Effective Field Theory and Three Types of Autonomy


  • University of Pittsburgh HPS Work in Progress Seminar (December 2016)

Who's Afraid of 'Reductionism'?


  • British Society for Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Cardiff (July 2016)

Emergence Without Limits: A Case Study


  • 4th Irvine-Pittsburgh-Princeton Conference on the Mathematical and Conceptual Foundations of Physics (March 2016)

Universality Explained

  • 15th Congress on Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Helsinki (August 2015)

The Multi-Storey Humean Mosaic and the Emergence of Deterministic Chance


  • British Society for Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Manchester (July 2015)

Universality Explained? Some Interpretative Issues in the Physics of Critical Phenomena


  • University of Oxford Graduate Philosophy of Physics Seminar (May 2015)

Universality Explained?

  • 2nd International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics (July 2014)

Probability in the Multiverse: Lessons from the Everett Interpretation