T-shirts produced by Concordia students who were inspired
by the discussions in the philosophy of science classes

Courses given in Concordia University's:

Department of Physics

PHYS 204 - Mechanics

PHYS 206 - Waves and Modern Physics

PHYS 346 - Advanced Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity

Weekly seminar on General Relativity for graduate physics students

I think Wheeler's first moral principle captures the essence of successful teaching of physics:
"Never make a calculation until you know the answer. Make an estimate before every calculation, try a simple physical argument (symmetry! invariance! conservation!) before every derivation, guess the answer to every paradox and puzzle. Courage: No one else needs to know what the guess is. Therefore make it quickly, by instinct. A right guess reinforces this instinct. A wrong guess brings the refreshment of surprise. In either case life as a spacetime expert, however long, is more fun!" [1]

1. E.F. Taylor, J.A. Wheeler, Spacetime Physics, 2nd ed. (W.H. Freeman & Company, New York 1992), p. 20

Science College

SCOL 270 - Historical, Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science

Liberal Arts College

LBCL 397 - The Sciences and Society

Department of Philosophy

PHIL 328 - Contemporary Revolutions in Science: Space and Time

PHIL 220 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

PHIL 263 - Introduction to Epistemology

PHIL 214 - Deductive Logic

Courses in preparation:

Introduction to Spacetime Physics

Foundations of Quantum Physics

A Quest for Hidden Knowledge in Physics

Exploring the internal logic of fundamental ideas: shorter paths to scientific discoveries

From Illusions to Reality: Time, Spacetime and the Nature of Existence

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