22nd KMC: Emergence of the Classical (2018) – Centrum Kopernika Badań Interdyscyplinarnych UJ

22nd KMC: Emergence of the Classical (2018)

In 2018 the Krakow Methodological Conferences was devoted to the emergence of the classical world from the microscopic quantum phenomena.

Programme:

October 11

Henryk Arodź Ehrenfest’s theorem revisited

Klaus Fredenhagen The operator product of quantum observables

Shahn Majid Emergence of Riemannian structure from noncommutative differentials

Fedele Lizzi Points, lack thereof

Józef Spałek Macroscopic wave function: Decoherence versus spontaneous symmetry breakdown

Karol Życzkowski On the classical limit of quantum theory: Why we do not see Schrödinger cats everyday?

Mariusz Dąbrowski Anthropic selection of physical constants, quantum entanglement and the multiverse

Bogdan Dembiński The theory of ideas and Plato’s philosophy of mathematics

October 12

Stanisław Krajewski What makes the universal and existential quantifiers classical?

Jerzy Król Himalayan topology for parameters of physics

Marek Kuś Quantum entanglement and emergence of the classical Leibnitz’s principle of the identity of indiscernibles

Ryszard Horodecki Quantum Darwinism versus spectrum broadcast structure

More info, including the abstracts of talks, can be found on the conference website.

Picture: William Blake Isaac Newton (1795)