Description
PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY
** available as of 06/30/2021
This course covers the conceptual and foundational issues that arise in attempting to create a quantum theory of gravity. Topics covered will vary but may include: canonical quantum gravity and the problem of time; string theory; the AdS/CFT correspondence; black hole thermodynamics; the emergence of spacetime.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2828
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus