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Foundations of Modern Physics Workshop

Sunday, February 1, 2015
12:00 AM
Assembly Hall, Rackham Building

Please direct questions to Kevin Blackwell, kevblack@umich.edu or Charles Sebens, csebens@gmail.com

A Site Map to the Philosophical Questions about Statistical Physics
Lawrence Sklar (Philosophy, Michigan)
10-11:30

What Boltzmann Did
Sheldon Goldstein (Mathematics, Rutgers)
11:30-1

Boltzmann, the H-theorem and the Emergence of Irreversibility
Jos Uffink (Philosophy, Minnesota)
2:30-4

Universality, Renormalization Group, and Minimal Models
Robert Batterman (Philosophy, Pittsburgh)
4:30-6

Speaker:
Lawrence Sklar; Sheldon Goldstein; Jos Uffink; Robert Batterman