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Phenomenological Approaches to Physics  
September 26-28, 2019 at Stony Brook University


2nd Annual "Phenomenological Approaches to Physics” Conference, September 26-28, 2019 . This year’s theme is “Quantum Mechanics: Paradigm or Ontology of Nature?,” focusing on realist and anti-realist interpretations of quantum mechanics. 


In the Stony Brook Philosophy Department, philosophy is more an activity than an artifact, more a collective vocation than a solitary pursuit.


Stony Brook Philosophy Professors Harvey Cormier and Lorenzo Simpson  at the Jazz & Philosophy  Intermodal Conference (JPIC), April 12-14, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

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News & Announcements


MA student, Stafford Davis,  won a graduate student essay award and travel grant from the Rocky Mountain Division of the American Society for Aesthetics, and will be presenting the paper in Santa Fe this July.

Michael Kryluk  was awarded the 2019 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student and Caleb Ward  won the Joyce Turner Dissertation Fellowship Award.

What are the differences between science denial, anti-science, pseudoscience, and skepticism?   Featured on Forbes,  Robert Crease answers these questions.

Defending Science: Robert Crease Takes On the Denialists  Today the authority of science is under attack. How is this possible? What can we do about it?  ⁦‪Stony Brook University ⁩ professor Robert Crease investigates.