Topics in Philosophy of Physics
The philosophy of physics deals with methodological, epistemological, and metaphysical issues in physics. This seminar addresses topics in the philosophy of space and time as they relate to physics, the philosophical implications of quantum physics, the physical origin of the direction of time, or issues in the philosophy of cosmology and the philosophy of quantum gravity.
For the spring semester 2020, the tentative topic is time in quantum mechanics, cosmology, and quantum gravity.
Participants should have successfully completed the Introduction to the Philosophy of Physics, or be similarly prepared.