Description
PHILOSOPHY OF COSMOLOGY
** available as of 06/30/2021
This course covers the philosophical challenges posed by modern cosmology. Topics covered will vary but may include: the development of the modern (Big Bang) synthesis; dark matter; dark energy and the cosmological constant problem; the distinctive epistemic and methodological problems thrown up by cosmology; inflation, the horizon problem, and the flatness problem; cosmological fine-tuning.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2840
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus