Philosophy of Physics: Statistical Explanation and Cosmology
- Published: 23 January 2012
For more info, check out the partial syllabus.
Columbia lectures take place at 716 Philosophy Hall.
The reading for May 2 is 'Probability Out of Determinism' by Michael Strevens.
Reading for April 4: Loewer, Two Accounts of Laws and Chances.
Reading for the March 21 class: Maudlin, Three Roads to Objective Probability.
For the reading for David Albert's next lecture, click here.
The first set of readings comprises On the Dynamical Theory of Gasses by J. Clerk Maxwell and Further Studies on the Thermal Equilibrium of Gas Molecules by Ludwig Boltzmann.