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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

Recent Episodes

Episode 15: "The rationality of metaphysics", E.J. LoweSeptember 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 14: "Where Do You Get Your Protein? Or: Biochemical Realization", Tuomas Tahko (deep dive featuring the author!)September 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 13: "Norms and Modality", Amie ThomassonSeptember 01, 2021 Episode artwork 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 Episode artwork Episode 11: “Nomothetic Explanation and Humeanism about Laws of Nature”, Harjit BhogalAugust 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 10: "Realism and the Absence of Value", Shamik Dasgupta August 11, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 9: "Megarian Variable Actualism", Toby Friend (deep dive featuring the author!)August 04, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 8: "Sideways music", Ned MarkosianJuly 28, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 7: "The Ground Between the Gaps", Jonathan SchafferJuly 21, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 6: "Conceptualizing causal powers: activity, capacity, essence, necessitation", Ruth GroffJuly 14, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 5: "There Are No Ahistorical Theories of Function", Justin GarsonJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 4: "Troubles with Theoretical Virtues: Resisting Theoretical Utility Arguments in Metaphysics", Otávio Bueno and Scott ShalkowskiJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 3: "Ramseyan Humility", David LewisJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 2: "Fundamental Powers, Evolved Powers, and Mental Powers", Alexander Bird; "Evolved Powers, Artefact Powers, and Dispositional Explanations", Barbara VetterJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 1: "How scientific models can explain", Alisa BokulichJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 0: Introducing Condensed MatterJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork