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ADPL 3500 Philosophy of Science (Spring: 4 )


Course Description

What is science? How does science work? What is the nature of progress in science? Where does science stand in a broader social and cultural context? In this course, we take up these and other philosophical questions concerning the nature of science. We draw on a wide range of writings. from the works of early modern figures like Francis Bacon and Descartes to those of more recent thinkers like Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Evan Clarke

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 18-Aug-14