Topics in the Philosophy of Physics

Course Type: 
PHY
Code: 
7040
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Seminar
Description: 

The various overarching ideas in physics that give unity to the subject. Historical bases of these ideas are included. Topics include but are not limited to the experimental basis of physics, fundamental limits on measuring and of knowing, the physical nature of the cosmos, determinism, relativity, the quantum - continuum transition, the nature of space and time, entropy (H theorem) , Bell's theorem, Liouville's theorem.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.
Attributes: 
Instructor Approval Required