Zurich Notebook Einstein's Discovery of the General Theory of Relativity

25th Midwest Relativity Meeting
Public Lecture
Northwestern University
Evanston IL
Thursday, October 1, 2015
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Idealizations in Physics

4th Tuebingen Summer School in the History and Philosophy of Science, Forum Scientiarum, Doblerstrasse 33, 72074 Tuebingen.

Monday, July 27th - Friday, July 31st, 2015
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No-Go Result for the Thermodynamics of Computation

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Hunan University, Changsha city, Hunan, China
(via video)

November 12, 2013
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Summer School, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, at Oakwood Resort, Grand Bend, Ontario.

Two lectures:
"Einstein's Miraculous Argument of 1905"
"No-Go Result for the Thermodynamics of Computation"
Sunday, July 14 - Saturday, July 20, 2013
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Two lecture given during a visit to the Institute. One is on Einstein and the other on issues of approximation and idealization in statistical physics
March 14-15, 2013
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Philosophy of Physics

Pitt-Tsinghua Summer School for Philosophy of Science
Institute of Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

At Tsinghua University, Beijing.

The lectures in this summer school span over a range of topics in philosophy (and history) of physics

June 27- July 1, 2011
Weizsaecker When Science and Philosophy Meet

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Lectures
University of Hamburg

These five lectures present cases studies in the interaction of physical science with fundamental problems of philosophy. They reflect Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker's interest in the intersection of science and philosophy.

June 21- June 25, 2010
hotel GSSPP08 - Geneva Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics 2008

This summer school is offered to doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars in philosophy of physics and is based loosely on the topic "What is the Nature of Space and Time?" My lectures cover causation in physics, determinism in classical physics and Einstein's method in his discovery of general relativity.

Summer 2008