Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Philosophy 3330F/G

PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SPACETIME THEORIES


Philosophical issues raised by the physics of space and time: are space and time objectively real or merely abstractions from spatial and temporal relations? Is motion absolute or relative? Is our knowledge of space and time factual or conventional? Authors include: Newton, Leibniz, Kant, Mach, Einstein. No physics background presumed.

Prerequisite(s): Philosophy 2300F/G or Philosophy 2310F/G or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3.0 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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