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Condensed Matter

Sam Kimpton-Nye

Condensing recent work in metaphysics and the philosophy of science down to what matters. Hosted by Dr Sam Kimpton-Nye, research associate on the MetaScience project (ERC, Horizon 2020, grant agreement No 771509; www.metascience.xyz) at the Unversity of Bristol. Music: NaturesEye from Pixabay. Art: Francesca Smith
Episodes
34: "The Limits of Modality", Sam CowlingJanuary 19, 2023
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33: "Biochemical Functions", Francesca Bellazzi (deep dive featuring the author!)December 22, 2022
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32: "Substance", Donnchadh O'Conaill (deep dive featuring the author!)August 23, 2022
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31: "Biological Individuality and the Foetus Problem", Will Morgan (deep dive featuring the author!)July 26, 2022
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30: “How Skeptical is Quine’s “Modal Skepticism”?”, John DiversJuly 05, 2022
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Ep. 29: "Modal Conventionalism", Ross CameronApril 06, 2022
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Ep. 28: "Panpsychism", Thomas Nagel (CM classic!)March 16, 2022
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Ep. 27: “Modal dispositionalism and necessary perfect masks”, Barbara Vetter and Ralf BusseFebruary 02, 2022
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Ep. 26: "An Apology for Naturalized Metaphysics", James Ladyman (deep dive featuring the author!)January 26, 2022
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Ep. 25 "The Governing Conception of Laws", Nina Emery (deep dive featuring the author!)December 22, 2021
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Ep. 24: “Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics”, Elizabeth BarnesDecember 15, 2021
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Ep. 23: "Governing Without a Fundamental Direction of Time", Chen and GoldsteinDecember 01, 2021
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Ep. 22: "Aristotelian Supervenience", John HeilNovember 03, 2021
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Episode 21: "Causal Content and Global Laws: Grounding Modality in Experimental Practice", Jenann IsmaelOctober 27, 2021
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Episode 20: "Disagreement in Metaphysics", Timothy WIlliamsonOctober 20, 2021
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Episode 19: "Realism Without Parochialism", Phillip BrickerOctober 13, 2021
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Episode 18: "Metaphysics After Carnap: the Ghost Who Walks?", Huw PriceOctober 06, 2021
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Episode 17: "Social kinds are essentially mind-dependent", Rebecca MasonSeptember 29, 2021
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Episode 16: "Calculus and counterpossibles in science", Brian McLooneSeptember 22, 2021
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Episode 15: "The rationality of metaphysics", E.J. LoweSeptember 15, 2021
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Episode 14: "Where Do You Get Your Protein? Or: Biochemical Realization", Tuomas Tahko (deep dive featuring the author!)September 08, 2021
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Episode 13: "Norms and Modality", Amie ThomassonSeptember 01, 2021
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Episode 12: "What Everyone Should Say about Symmetries (and How Humeans Get to Say It)", Michael Townsen Hicks (deep dive featuring the author!) August 25, 2021
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Episode 11: “Nomothetic Explanation and Humeanism about Laws of Nature”, Harjit BhogalAugust 18, 2021
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Episode 10: "Realism and the Absence of Value", Shamik Dasgupta August 11, 2021
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