The Philosophy and Physics of Noether's Theorems

October 5, 2018 - October 6, 2018
Department of Philosophy, London Centre of the University of Notre Dame

1-4 Suffolk Street
London
United Kingdom

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Sponsor(s):

  • The John Templeton Foundation
  • Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts
  • LSE Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences
  • National Science Foundation

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Cambridge University
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London School of Economics
University of Notre Dame

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2018 brings with it the centenary of a major milestone in mathematical physics: the publication of Amalie ("Emmy") Noether's theorems relating symmetry and physical quantities, which continue to be a font of inspiration for "symmetry arguments" in physics, and for the interpretation of symmetry within philosophy.

In order to celebrate Noether's legacy, the University of Notre Dame and the LSE Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences are co-organizing a conference that will bring together leading mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers of physics in order to discuss the enduring impact of Noether's work. 

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July 16, 2018, 12:00am BST

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