Reading Schedule

Spring 2015 Reading Schedule

The HPS Faculty Reading Group meets on Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, in the Math lab (basement of the Science Building).

Erwin SchrdingerWhat is Life? and Gumbrecht et al., What is Life? The Intellectual Pertinence of Erwin Schrdinger

Date Reading Discussion Leader
January 29 Schrdinger, chs. 12  Dr. Mirus
February 5 Schrdinger, chs. 35  Dr. Phillips 
February 12 Schrdinger, chs. 67 and epilogue Dr. Andrews 
February 19 Gumbrecht et al., pp. 112 Dr. Moldenhauer 
February 26 Gumbrecht et al., pp. 1331 Dr. Moldenhauer 
March 5 Gumbrecht et al., pp. 3343  Dr. Mirus
March 19 Gumbrecht et al., pp. 45103  
March 26 Gumbrecht et al., pp. 105121  

 

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