“Measurement, Emergence, and the Classical-Quantum Interface”
The Cambridge Masterclass in Philosophy of Physics is an opportunity for advanced students to engage with leading scholars on a cutting-edge topic, with an emphasis on pedagogy and discussion. The second seminar will take place on 14 May 2016 at Trinity College, Cambridge with lectures by Klaas Landsman followed by lectures by Owen Maroney and F.A. Muller.
Registration Fee: £5
Programme (Print PDF)
Saturday, 14 May 2016
|Registration & Welcome|
|Klaas Landsman, “What is the measurement problem?” (Slides)|
|Klaas Landsman, “Can we solve the measurement problem in principle?” (Slides)|
|F.A. Muller, “Philosophical Adventures of a Mathematical Physicist” (Slides)|
|Owen Maroney, “What is the ‘insolubility’ of the measurement problem? No fleas on Schrödinger” (Slides)|
Place and Time
The event will take place on Saturday, 14 May 2016 from 9:45am – 6pm at the Winstanley Theatre in Trinity College.
The Winstanley Theatre is accessible from the East side of Trinity Street. Enter the wooden doors just North of Heffers Bookshop and follow the signs through the entrance and up the main stairs on the right to the lecture theatre.
- Landsman, “A Flea on Schrödinger’s Cat“
- Landsman, “Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Quantum Systems: Emergence or Reduction?“
- Landsman, “Bohrification: From classical concepts to commutative algebras“
Bryan W. Roberts
With thanks to our sponsors: The British Society for Philosophy of Science, Trinity College, The Cambridge Philosophy of Science Network, and the Cambridge Philosophy Faculty.
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