PHYS 420 - Space, Time, and Matter

Semesters Offered

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Space, Time, and Matter-ACPPHIL419A34928LEC31400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory Anthony J Leggett
Space, Time, and Matter-ACPPHIL419G41221LEC41400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory 
Space, Time, and MatterPHIL420A45796LEC1400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory Anthony J Leggett
Space, Time, and Matter-ACPPHYS419A34926LEC31400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory Anthony J Leggett
Space, Time, and Matter-ACPPHYS419G41220LEC41400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory 
Space, Time, and MatterPHYS420A45795LEC1400 - 1520 T R  144 Loomis Laboratory Anthony J Leggett

Official Description

Philosophical examination of some fundamental concepts and theories of the physical world, such as time, matter, space, and geometry; interpretation of quantum theory. Course Information: Same as PHIL 420. 2 undergraduate hours. 2 graduate hours. Credit is not given for both PHYS 420 and PHYS 419. Prerequisite: PHIL 101; PHYS 101 or PHYS 211.

Hours

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Texts

Philosophical Concepts in Physics (Pbk.). 1998. Cambridge University Press
From Paradox to Reality (Pbk.). 1989. Cambridge University Press
Philosophy of Physics. 1992. Westview Press
*NOTE: These three books should be listed as required but as alternative.
Character of Physical Law. 1994. MIT Press (recommended)