The third Annual Phenomenological Approaches to Physics Conference takes place at Linköping University, Sweden, 8-10 June 2022 (and hybrid event).
Phenomenological Approaches to Physics: QBism and Phenomenology, Compared and Contrasted
June 8-10, 2022.
Organized by Philipp Berghofer, Jan-Åke Larsson, and Harald Wiltsche
Structure of the Conference
Two days are explicitly focused on the relation between phenomenology and QBism; the third day of the conference is thematically open to all aspects of the relation between phenomenology and philosophy of physics.
QBism is a novel and promising interpretation of quantum mechanics that started to attract increased attention lately. By emphasizing the role of the subject’s experiences and expectations, and by arguing that physical reality goes beyond what any third-person perspective could capture, QBism also exhibits several interesting parallels with topics dominant in the phenomenological tradition. The third installment of the annual phenomenological approaches to physics conference series thus compares and contrasts QBism and phenomenology, addressing how both approaches overlap and might enrich each other. Accordingly, the first two conference days are exclusively devoted to QBism and the question about its possible relationship to phenomenology. The third day is open to all kinds of investigations of how phenomenological motifs could and should enrich systematic debates in philosophy of physics.
The conference will be a hybrid event. All are welcome! For further information – including the full program – visit the conference homepage: