INCO 796: Cosmology and Our View of the World

Seminar Schedule of the Year
Lecture Notes
2010 Summaries
2011 Summaries
2013 Summaries
2014 Summaries
2015 Summaries

1995 Summaries
1999 Summaries
2000 Summaries
2001 Summaries
2002 Summaries
2003 Summaries
2004 Summaries
2005 Summaries
2006 Summaries
2007 Summaries
2008 Summaries
2009 Summaries

1995 Summaries

  1. First Session with an outline of the focus and the topics of the course
    Moderated by Paul Brockelman and Eberhard Möbius.
    Summary #1. Eberhard Möbius (9/10/1995)
  2. Introduction into Physical Cosmology (Part 1)
    by Eberhard Möbius.
    Summary #2. Dan Hussey (9/26/1995)
  3. Introduction into Physical Cosmology (Part 2)
    by Eberhard Möbius.
    Summary #3. Mark Osgood (9/29/1995)
  4. Session #4 was a continuation of Eberhard Möbius' Introduction to Physical Cosmology. (No summary)
  5. Session #5 started with questions on the size of the universe.
    It was mainly devoted to the spiritual significance of modern cosmology (Part 1) with Paul Brockelman.
    Summary #5. David Heirtzler (10/13/1995)
  6. Spiritual significance of modern cosmology (Part 2)
    by Paul Brockelman.
    Summary #6. Heath Dube (10/20/1995)
  7. Discussion of the Anthropic Principle
    by Heath Dube.
    Summary # 7. David Bell (10/27/1995)
  8. Is there universal significance of the basic laws in physics or not?
    Chaired by Mark Osgood.
    Summary #8. Sean Sullivan (11/2/1995)
  9. Validity and significance of "Theories of Everything"
    by Dan Hussey.
    Summary #9. Jan Distelbrink (11/3/1995)
  10. What is reality?
    Chaired by David Heirtzler.
    Summary #10. Scott Brennison (11/10/1995)
  11. Session on consciousness, possible models to explain consciousness and their limitations. No summary available.
  12. The self-aware universe and implications of a quantum mechanical view of the entire universe
    C haired by Scott Brennison.
    Summry #12. Don Brautigam (12/1/1995)
  13. The intersection of science and mysticism
    Chaired by Don Brautigam.
    Summary #13. Eberhard Möbius(12/8/1995)
  14. Problems in the discussion between science and religion
    Chaired by David Bell.
    Summary #14. Paul Brockelman(12/15/1995)