Being, Becoming and the Foundations of Physics
Askloster July 7-10, 2004
Day ONE: 7th JULY 2004
Opening of Meeting. General Introductory Remarks by Georg WIKMAN
Talk 1 : Reg CAHILL
A New Approach to Physics grounded in Process Philosophy
followed by General Discussion.
Talk 2 : Basil HILEY
Why Non-Commutative Geometry (Part I)
Plus A Fresh Look at Spinors and Twistors from A Different Standpoint from the Penrose Treatment.
Talk 3 : Melvin BROWN
The Epstein Question regarding the Bohm Interpretation of Quantum Theory and Its Implications for Ontology
Day TWO : 8th JULY 2004
Talk 1 : Barbara PIECHOCINSKA
Physics from Wholenes? The Possible Meaning of the Wholeness Axiom in Set Theory for Perspectives on Physics
Talk 2 : Reg CAHILL (II)
A Qubit- based Approach to Fundamental Theory: A Possible Model for the Emergence of Spacetime Geometry from Quantum information
Day 3 : 9th JULY 2004
1) Remarks by Basil HILEY on Trajectories in the Bohm Interpretation of the 2-Slit Experiment followed by
Talk 1 : Tim PALMER
Wheeler’s Bucket of Dust and some considerations about Normal Numbers and the Bloch Sphere as clues to a Stochastic Hidden Variables Interpretation of QM
Talk 2 : Reg CAHILL (III)
A New Theory of Spacetime and Gravity : A “Fluid Flow” Interpretation of Spacetime Physics
With remarks on the empirical evidence for Absolute Motion.
Day 4 : 10th JULY 2004
Talk 1 : Georg WIKMAN (Untitled)
Followed by General Round Table discussion
Talk 2 : Tim PALMER (II)
A Frequentist theory of Probability with particular reference to a Stochastic Hidden variable Model for the Sub-Quantum Medium.
Talk 3 : Basil HILEY (II)
Towards A Deeper Investigation of the Quantum Potential.
With some further remarks about the definition of Spinors and Twistors from an alternative viewpoint to that of Penrose.
Talk 4 : Georg WIKMAN (II)
A Journey with David Bohm :
From Many-Particle Systems and Phase transitions via Considerations of Collapse and Irreversibility to General Concepts of Order and Process
Plus Concluding Remarks closing the 2004 Symposium