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Course, academic year 2018/2019
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Philosophical Problems of Physics - NPOZ007
Title in English: Filozofické problémy fyziky
Guaranteed by: Institute of Theoretical Physics (32-UTF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2015
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 2
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/1 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information: http://utf.mff.cuni.cz/seminare/filos.pl
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jiří Langer, CSc.
prof. RNDr. Pavel Krtouš, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > General Subjects
Annotation -
Last update: T_UTF (02.05.2001)
Seminar devoted to philosophical topics in physics, with the emphasis on its naturalistic and cultural context.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Pavel Krtouš, Ph.D. (12.10.2017)

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Syllabus -
Last update: T_UTF (29.04.2003)

Topics of individual seminars are independent, being announced during the semester. Examples from the last years:

Problems of contemporary physics and their philosophical aspects, general relativity and cosmology, anthropic principle, physics of micro-world, string theory, quasi-particles.

Neopositivistic philosophy, phenomenology of E. Husserl, induction problem, K. Popper, postmodernism.

History of physics and culture, cultural implications of Newtonian physics, Galilei and inquisition, Ptolemy and Copernicus.

 
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