NITheP Seminar: What If Quantum Theory Violates All Mathematics?

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NITheP Seminar: What If Quantum Theory Violates All Mathematics?

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

NITheP cordially invites you to a seminar by

Professor Elmer Rosinger

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Basic Research Institute & University of Pretoria

What If Quantum Theory Violates All Mathematics?

Date: Monday, 26th November 2018
Time: 10h00 -11h00
Venue: NITheP Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, H-Block

 

Abstract: It is shown by using a rather elementary argument in Mathematical Logic that {\it if} indeed, quantum theory does violate the famous Bell Inequalities, then quantum theory {\it must} inevitably also violate {\it all} valid mathematical statements, and in particular, such basic algebraic relations like $0 = 0,~ 1 = 1,~ 2 = 2,~ 3 = 3, \ldots$ and so on … \\ An interest in that result is due to the following three alternatives which it {\it imposes} upon both Physics and Mathematics : \\

1) Quantum Theory is inconsistent. \\
2) Quantum Theory together with Mathematics are inconsistent. \\
3) Mathematics is inconsistent. \\
In this regard one should recall that, up until now, it is {\it not} known whether Mathematics is indeed consistent.\\

The flyer of the event can be found here: Prof Rosinger

Details

Date:
November 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Website:
quantum.ukzn.ac.za

Organizer

Francesco Petruccione
Email:
petruccione@ukzn.ac.za
Website:
quantum.ukzn.ac.za

Venue

NITheP Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Physics
Westville Campus, UKZN
Durban, South Africa
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Website:
quantum.ukzn.ac.za