IAP 2001 Activity

Time Travel: Philosophy and Physics
Adam Elga
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)

Travel in time and hyper-time! Try to change the past - and fail! Manipulate spacetime! This series of lectures will prepare novice time travellers for some of the philosophical and physics-related issues they will encounter during their journeys. Lectures are independent, but attendees should check the class web page for an optional reading list and for the latest version of the schedule, as it is subject to change.
Contact: Adam Elga, E39-338, x3-2526,
Sponsor: Linguistics and Philosophy

Some Paradoxes of Time Travel
Tyler Doggett and Bernhard Nickel
"Some Paradoxes of Time Travel" presented by Tyler Doggett "Who Wants to Time Travel, Anyway?" presented by Bernhard Nickel
Tue Jan 16, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

When Mischievous Idiots Travel in Time
Adam Elga
Wed Jan 17, 02pm-04:00am, 37-212

The Gödel Universe, A Cosmic Time Machine
Edward Keyes
Thu Jan 18, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

Loops, Branches, and Parallel Worlds: Varieties of Time Travel
Andy Egan
Fri Jan 19, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

Kant, Mill, and Wells: Time Travel and Ethics
Roxanne Fay
Mon Jan 22, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

Time Travel or Not
Edward Farhi
Time Travel and Topology
Douglas Kutach

Thu Jan 25, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

How to Fight with Your Younger Self
Elizabeth Harman
Fri Jan 26, 02-04:00pm, 37-212

Causation, Chance, and Time Travel
Ned Hall
Mon Jan 29, 02-04:00pm, 37-212
Latest update: 18-Jan-2001

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