2019 Annual Lecture in Memory of Prof. Itamar Pitowsky

Causation in Physics



Eilat Hall, The Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, Edmund Safra Campus, Givaat Ram, Jerusalem

Prof. Dr. Mathias Frisch
Institut für Philosophie
Leibniz Universität Hannover

According to a long and distinguished tradition, there is no room for causal notions in fundamental physics. In this talk I will critically engage with this tradition by examining several ways in which paradigmatically causal thinking does feature prominently in physical theorizing.