2019 Eddington Conference

Arthur S. Eddington: From Physics to Philosophy and Back Again

Eddington Conference_Programme (PDF)

The centenary of the 29 May 1919 eclipse was a great opportunity for specialists to gather in Paris from 27 to 29 May 2019. This international conference aimed to bring together physicists, philosophers and historians, in order to discuss the works and achievements of Arthur S. Eddington.

It was jointly organised by IPC-Facultés Libres de Philosophie et de Psychologie and Paris Observatory, in partnership with the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, the International Astronomical Union, the British Society for the History of Science, the Archives Henri-Poincaré, and Trinity College (University of Cambridge).

Chair of the Local Organising Committee:
Dr Florian Laguens flaguens@ipc-paris.fr

Scientific Organising Committee:

Prof. John D. Barrow FRS FRAS (UK)
Prof. George F. R. Ellis FRS (South Africa)
Prof. Steven French (UK)
Prof. Daniel J. Kennefick (USA)
Prof. Max Kistler (France)
Prof. Helge Kragh (Denmark)
Dr Florian Laguens (France)
Lord Martin Rees OM FRS FRAS (UK)
Prof. Jürgen Renn (Germany)
Prof. Jean-Philippe Uzan (France)
Prof. David Valls-Gabaud FRAS (France)