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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHIL 35100 - Philosophy of Science


This course examines topics at the intersection of science and philosophy. Primary topics: fundamental principles of the scientific method; the nature of scientific change; the epistemology of science and the debate over scientific realism; scientific convergence and the future of science; consilience of science with nonscience; science and pseudoscience; science and human values. Secondary topics: the strange world of contemporary physics; ethical issues in scientific research; science and religion; science and education; science and the meaning of life.

Cr. 3.