INCO 796: Cosmology and Our View of the World

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Summaries of Spring Semester 2006
in Chronological Order:

  1. Session 1: Snow Day
    (1/23/2006)

  2. Session 2: Life as We Know it and its Evolution
    lead by Thomas Davis (1/30/2006)
    Summary #2. By Michael DeLone

  3. Session 3: Physical Cosmology
    lead by Eberhard Möbius (2/6/2006)
    Summary #3. By Sam Schweizer

  4. Session 4: That's not science!
    lead by Willem DeVries (2/13/2006)
    Summary #4a. By Ashlee Cieslak
    Summary #4b. By Matthew Lubicki

  5. Session 5: Anthropic Principle
    lead by Sara Maltais & Kyle Wilson (2/20/2006)
    Summary #5. By George Clark

  6. Session 6: Life in the Universe: Search for Life/Intelligence beyond Earth
    lead by Michael DeLone & Mike Wills (2/27/2006)
    Summary #6a By Tamsyn Churchill
    Summary #6b By Steve Pirnie

  7. Session 7: Intelligent Design vs. Evolution - A Scientific Debate or else?
    lead by Ashlee Cieslak & Matthew Lubicki (3/6/2006)
    Summary #7a By James Ryan
    Summary #7b By Kyle Wilson

  8. Session 8: Multiple Universes
    lead by George Clark & Morgan O'Neill (3/20/2006)
    Summary #8a By Zoe Bandola
    Summary #8b By Ben McBride

  9.   Session 9: The Nature of Time & Time Machines
      lead by Rob Holt & Vassili Vorotnikov (3/27/2006)
      Summary #9a By Rebecca Noyes
      Summary #9b By Hannah Varn
     
  10. Session 10: Consciousness and The Self
     lead by Zoe Bandola & Becky Noyes (4/3/2006)
     Summary #10a By Morgan O'Neill
    Summary #10b By Vassili Vorotnikov

  11. Session 11: Theory of Everything
     lead by Dave J Ducharme & Ben McBride (4/10/2006)
     Summary #11 By Sara Maltais

  12. Session 12: Determinism and Indeterminism in Physics and Biology
    lead by Marty Rowley & Sam Schweizer (4/17/2006)
      Summary #12a By Dave J Ducharme
      Summary #12b By Kyle LaFountain

  13. Session 13: Limitations to Philosophy and our Ways of Knowing
    lead by Marty Morrissey & Hannah Varn (4/24/2006)
      Summary #13a By Rob Holt
      Summary #13b By Michael DeLone

  14. Session 14: Limitations to Science and Logic (The Known and the Unknowable)
     lead by Kyle LaFountain & Steve Pirnie (5/1/2006)
     Summary #14 By Martin Rowley

  15. Session 15: Dialogues between Science and Religion; Science and Mysticism
     lead by Tamsyn Churchill & James Ryan (5/4/2006)
     Summary #15 By Marty Morrissey