Degree Type
A.B.
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The concentration allows students to grapple with computational problems and deepen their investigation of conceptual and epistemological issues. By the end of the program, concentrators possess an excellent conceptual understanding of the most philosophically interesting physics, relativity and quantum mechanics.

Student Goals

Students in this concentration will:

  • Attain an understanding of philosophical areas of physics, including relativity and quantum mechanics
  • Grasp the nature of physics, the distinction between physics and philosophy, and the character of physical law
  • Understand the philosophical fields of epistemology and metaphysics
  • Research and write a thesis relating to the philosophical aspects of the physical world

Graduating Class

Class Year Total Students Capstone Graduates Honors Graduates
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Contact

Advisor: Justin Broackes