Eric Schliesser

Philosophy of nature

The course explores the relationship between physics and metaphysics in the science of the nineteenth century and twentieth century philosophy. Authors discussed: Maxwell, Hertz, Bolzmann, Du Bois-Raymond, Peirce, Duhem, Nagel, Comte, Russel, Quine, Carnap, Bergson, Capek, Heidegger, Lewis, Della Rocca.