Project

Indeterminism and instabilmiteit in nineteenth-century physics

Duration
01 September 2012 → 31 December 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Theory and methodology of philosophy
    • Philosophy
  • Natural sciences
    • History and foundations
  • Social sciences
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Communication sciences
Keywords
physics determinism philosophy nineteenth century
 
Project description

This research is about the end-nineteenth-century debate about deterlinisme in physics, about the different ways in which physicists and philosophers could doubt or reject this determinism, and about whether the question if nature is deterministic was regarded(and should be regarded) as a purely physical or rather as a philosophical issue.