2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PH 303 - Philosophy of Science


An examination of the philosophical assumptions of both the natural and the social sciences. Topics include: the distinction between science and non-science; the nature and types of scientific explanation; the structure and function of scientific laws and theories; the problems and paradoxes of confirmation and disconfirmation; the role of mathematics and models of science; the basis for probability and induction; and the relationship between science and values.
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3



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