A study of philosophical views about the sciences. Topics may include: explanation, confirmation, the historical development of science, realism vs. anti-realism, the relation between the natural and social sciences, and the difference between science and pseudo-science. (Offered every other year). Prerequisites: Both PHIL 2340 and an additional 3 or 4 credit course in Philosophy.
4 credits
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters