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Rutgers Conference on the Laws of Nature

*** This conference has been postponed. We will hopefully reschedule during the 2020-2021 academic year. Stay tuned for more information! ***

A conference on the concept of ‘laws of nature’ exploring a variety of issues in the metaphysics of scientific laws: What makes some generalizations express a ‘law of nature’ and others not? Should laws of nature be viewed in a Humean or non-Humean sense? What are the origins of the concept of laws of nature? Do these origins have any implication for how we should view laws of nature today?