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Indiana University Bloomington

Amit Hagar


Amit HagarDepartment Chair

Amit Hagar (Ph.D. UBC, 2004), is a philosopher of physics interested in the foundations of modern physics, especially in the notion of objective chance, the philosophy of time, the notion of physical computation, the foundations of quantum information theory, and the biophysical modeling of cancer.

He is the author of Time and Chance (2004, MAPA, in Hebrew) and The Complexity of Noise: A Philosophical Outlook on Quantum Error Correction (Morgan & Claypool, 2010), and Discrete or Continuous? The Quest for Fundamental Length in Modern Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and a recipient of two NSF scholar's awards (Grant # SES 0847547; 144,000 US$; 2009-2010, and Grant # SES 0951179; 221,000 US$; 2010-2013), and a Fulbright Scientific Mobility Award to Brazil (2015-16).

Hagar's office hours are T 11:30 - 1:30 @ Goodbody Hall 120.