PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Section: 001 Space and Time
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Everything is somewhere in space. And everything that happens, happens in time. But what are space and time? We will explore some attempts of philosophers to answer that question. Some of their views have their origins in our everyday and common intuitions. Other views start from what fundamental science tells us about the nature of our world. We will explore a bit about how these two approaches fit together.

Intended Audience:

1st year students only

Class Format:

3hrs of seminar style lecture and discussion per week

PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0262581698
Space from Zeno to Einstein : classic readings with a contemporary commentary, Author: edited and with a commentary by Nick Huggett., Publisher: Mass. 2. print. 1999
ISBN: 9780691143095
Philosophy of physics : space and time, Author: Tim Maudlin., Publisher: Princeton University Press
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