# October 1989

3rd October 1989 : 2:15 pm

LSE : Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method : Staff/Graduate Seminar

Graham Wallas Room

Dr M.A. STEWART (Lancaster)

Abstraction and Representation in Locke, Berkeley and Hume. mf 031089

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4th October 1989 : Queen Mary and Westfield College University of London : 4:30pm ( Room 103 Mathematics Building )

The London Relativity Seminar

Vladimir MANKO (Moscow/QMWC)

Electrovacuum Generalisations of the Schwarzchild Solution

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9th October 1989 : 5:00pm : The Higman Room : Mathematical Institute University of Oxford

Topology Seminar

I.M. JAMES : Steepest Descent

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10th October 1989 : 2:15 pm

LSE : Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method : Staff/Graduate Seminar

Graham Wallas Room

Dr T.E. SORRELL (OU, Milton Keynes)

Mirrors of Nature and Bodies of Learning

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11th October 1989 : Kings College London Room 1B06 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Seminars 2:15 pm

Dr Alan MORTON (Science Museum, London) : Natural Philosophy in London in the mid-18th Century : Some antecedents for KCL

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11th October 1989 : Queen Mary and Westfield College University of London : ( Room 103 Mathematics Building ) 4:30 pm

The London Relativity Seminar

Professor Donald LYNDEN-BELL (IOA)

Are Open Big Bangs Reasonable ?

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12th October 1989 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Departmental Seminar : Seminar Room : 2, Free School Lane : 4:30 pm

Dr Harmke KAMMINGA : Laws and Natural History in Biology

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13th October 1989 : Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Professor M. RUBIN (QMC and Beersheva University) : The Reconstruction of Trees from their Automorphism Groups.

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Monday 16th October 1989 : The Higman Room, Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 5:00 pm

Topology Seminar

Andrew COOK : Fibrewise Hopf Spaces

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16th October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Joint Logic/Algebra Seminar

“Ultracoproducts – A Meeting Ground of Logic, Topology and Category Theory”

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16th October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Theoretical Mechanics Seminar Room L 2 : 5:00 pm

Dr E.M. TWIZELL (Brunel) : Numerical Solutions of high-order eigenvalue problems for ODEs.

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17th October 1989 : 2:15 pm

LSE : Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method : Staff/Graduate Seminar

Graham Wallas Room

Professor Peter LIPTON (Williams College Masachusetts)

“Taking the Ravens through the Mill”

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17th October 1989 : Seminar Room, University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane 4: 30 pm : SIGMA Club Meeting

Professor Michael BERRY FRS (Bristol)

Nonanalyticity and Theory Reduction

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17th October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Mathematical Physics Seminar (Roger Penrose’s Seminar) : 2:00 pm

Prof. Chris ISHAM (Imperial College London) : Quantum Topology

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17th October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Algebra Seminar : Lecture Room 1 : 5:00 pm

Dr M.R. VAUGHAN-LEE (Christ Church) : The Burnside problem revisited.

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18th October 1989 : Kings College London Room 1B06 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Seminars 2:15 pm

Professor Wilfrid HODGES (QMC) : 30 Years of British Logic 1960-1990

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18th October 1989 : Queen Mary and Westfield College University of London : ( Room 103 Mathematics Building ) 4:30 pm

The London Relativity Seminar

Ian MOSS (University of Newcastle) : Journeys Beyond The Cauchy Horizon

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19th October 1989 : Oxford : Seminar on ODEs and Applications : SeminarRoom, Dartington House 4:15 pm

Dr JM HAMMERSLEY : An Unsolved problem in Algebra

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19th October 1989 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Departmental Seminar : Seminar Room : 2, Free School Lane : 4:30 pm

Dr Antonion CLERICUZIO (Warburg Institute, London) : Chemistry and Corpuscularian Philosophy in Robert Boyle.

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20th October 1989 : Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Dr K. COPESTAKE (Leeds) : Polynomially bounded enumeration reducibility

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23rd October 1989 : Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 3:00 pm

Geometry and Analysis Seminar :

Professor S.K. DONALDSON : Higher-Dimensional Analogues of Loop Spaces

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23rd October 1989 : The Higman Room, Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 5:00 pm

Topology Seminar

Kathryn HESS (Stockholm) : Proof of Ganea’s Conjecture for Rational Spaces

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24th October 1989 : 2:15 pm

LSE : Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method : Staff/Graduate Seminar

Graham Wallas Room

Norman MacRAE (Deputy Editor, The Economist)

The Intellectual Biography of John von Neumann

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24th October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Algebra Seminar : Lecture Room 1 : 5:00 pm

Prof. B.A.F. WEHRFRITZ (QMC)

Crossed products and skew-linear groups

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25th October 1989 : Kings College London Room 1B06 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science Seminars 2:15 pm

Prof. Margaret GILBERT (Wolfson College Oxford and Connecticut) : Rationality, Co-ordination and Convention : Variations on A Theme of David Lewis

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26th October 1989 : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Departmental Seminar : Seminar Room : 2, Free School Lane : 4;30 pm

Professor Peter LIPTON : Contrastive Explanation and Inference to the Best Explanation

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27th October 1989 : Mathematical Institute University of Oxford 4:30 pm : Mathematical Logic Seminar

Dr P. ACZEL (Manchester) : A Theory of Structured Objects

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Monday 30th October 1989 : University of Cambridge : Wellcome Unit for The History of Medicine

Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane.

Mr Peter SINGER (Cambridge) : Galen on Health and Knowledge : Why is the Best Doctor also a Philosopher ?

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30th October 1989 : Cambridge : Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane.

1:00 – 2:15 pm : The Cabinet of Natural History

Jim SECORD : A Geological Education : Darwin before the “Beagle”

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31st October 1989 : 2:15 pm

LSE : Department of Philosophy Logic and Scientific Method : Staff/Graduate Seminar

Graham Wallas Room

Professor Adam MORTON (Bristol) : Mathematical Modelling : Some Problems About Explanation

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31st October 1989 : Seminar Room, University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane 4: 30 pm : SIGMA Club Meeting

Dr Julian BARBOUR (Wolfson College Oxford)

Kepler’s Anticipation of Mach’s Principle

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31st October 1989 : Oxford University Mathematical Institute : Algebra Seminar : Lecture Room 1 : 5:00 pm

Dr M.W. LIEBECK (Imperial)

Subgroups of finite and algebraic groups

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