Jim Weatherall: (Information) Paradox Regained?

Jim Weatherall (University of California, Irvine)
4:15 – 6:15pm, Wednesday September 27, NYUAD event space, 19 Washington Square North, NYU.

Title: (Information) Paradox Regained?

Abstract: I will discuss some recent work by Tim Maudlin concerning Black Hole Information Loss.  I will argue that there is a paradox, in the straightforward sense that there are propositions that appear true but which are incompatible with one another, and discuss its significance. I will also discuss Maudlin’s response to the paradox.

There will be dinner after the talk. If you are interested, please send an email with “Dinner” in the heading to nyphilsci@gmail.com (please note that all are welcome, but only the speaker’s dinner will be covered). If you have any other questions, please email isaac.wilhelm@rutgers.edu.

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