Philosophy of Science

PHIL 1590 S01 [CRN: 15511]

Some very general, basic questions concerning science. Can evidence justify belief in theories which go beyond the evidence? What is the nature of good scientific reasoning? Is there a single scientific method? What is a scientific explanation? Does science reveal truths about unobservable reality, or merely tell us about parts of the world we can measure directly? WRIT
Fall 2017
10:30 - 11:50 Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Sep 11, 2017
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 12, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017