PHL356H1: Philosophy of Physics

Hours: 
36L

Introduction to philosophical issues which arise in modern physics, especially in Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. Topics include: the nature of spacetime, conventionality in geometry, determinism, and the relation between observation and existence.

Prerequisite: 

One full course in MAT/PHY; two full courses are recommended.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)