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S3P2 — IX. Physics & Philosophy Meeting: Summer School on Entropy
25 Aug 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 • Split, Croatia
Faculty of Science, University of Split
This School is addressed to persons interested in the discussion of one of the most important concepts of physics – entropy. Among the lecturers are some of the leading scientists and philosophers in the field. Entropy has played a crucial role in the emergence of quantum physics, in relation to the problem of the application of statistical mechanics to black-body radiation, particularly the principle of equipartition of energy. In the resolution of this problem by Planck and Einstein entropy played a leading role. And finally: How can entropy be related to other fields of knowledge, outside of natural sciences? These are some of the questions which will be addressed in this Summer School.
entropy, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, philosophy of physics
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Last updated: 19 July 2021