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PHIL 300 Philosophy of Science 3 Credits
This course is an introduction to the main issues and approaches in the philosophy of science. Topics to be covered are the origins, the nature and the aims of science; the problem of demarcation; the problem of induction; the nature of scientific explanation; the rationality of science and scientific objectivity; scientific method, theories and their testing; scientific revolutions; realism/anti-realism debate; and science and values.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2017-2018 Philosophy of Science 3
Fall 2016-2017 Philosophy of Science 3
Fall 2015-2016 Philosophy of Science 3
Fall 2014-2015 Philosophy of Science 3
Fall 2013-2014 Philosophy of Science 3
Fall 2012-2013 Philosophy of Science 3
Spring 2010-2011 Philosophy of Science 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
and SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: