University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 1910W.001

What is Time?

Session: Spring 2020 (1/21-5/04)
Instructor: J. Woods Halley (e-mail: halle001 @
Time: 1010 MW
Location: Tate Hall B55

The precise meaning and use of the concept of time has evoked serious study and debate among the most able of human thinkers for more than 2,000 years. In this seminar, we will review several of the current perspectives as well as some of this history of the concept of time from the points of view of philosophers, biologists, psychologists, and physicists.

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