2nd Annual "Phenomenological Approaches to Physics” Conference, September 26-28, 2019 . This year’s theme is “Quantum Mechanics: Paradigm or Ontology of Nature?,” focusing on realist and anti-realist interpretations of quantum mechanics. Abstract submissions are due June 6.
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What are the differences between science denial, anti-science, pseudoscience, and skepticism? Featured on Forbes, Robert Crease answers these questions.
Mattoo Chair Inaugural Lecture at Stony Brook Attracts a Huge Audience
Professor Arindam Chakrabarti, the first holder of the Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Chair in Classical Indic Humanities at Stony Brook University, delivered his inaugural lecture Feb. 29 on “Pain, Poetry and the Practice of Philosophy” to an overflow audience, the university announced.
Defending Science: Robert Crease Takes On the Denialists Today the authority of science is under attack. How is this possible? What can we do about it? Stony Brook University professor Robert Crease investigates.