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Markus Mueller

Markus Mueller

Markus Mueller is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Applied Mathematics. Trained as a theoretical physicist, he is interested in applying ideas from information theory to obtain new insights into fundamental physics. This involves research on the foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum information theory, (quantum) thermodynamics, and more broadly questions of epistemic approaches to physics, computability, induction, and probability.   



Physician Assisted Death: Challenges for Social Policy in Canada

Cory Goldstein, Philosophy PhD Candidate and member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, comments on physician assisted death in Western News. Read more

Western Philosophy ranked 38 of Top 50 in QS World University Rankings by Subject Read more

What to make of Barbie's new bod - Tracy De Boer from Philosophy comments on the new changes to Barbie's body Read more

Building families equitably in Ontario - The new proposed funding for infertility and adoption in Ontario is clearly inequitable, writes Carolyn McLeod, Dept. of Philosophy at Western. Read more

Congratulations to Andrew DiMarco, winner of the Chair's Annual Essay Prize for 2014-15 for his essay "Celebrated Texts of Aristotle: Solving Zeno's Dichotomy". Read more about Andrew in our Student Profile Page.

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