PHIL103 PO - Philosophy of Science: Historical Survey

When Offered: Last offered spring 2016.
Instructor(s): L. Perini; B. Keeley
Credit: 1

Theories about scientific reasoning and the nature of scientific knowledge have changed significantly since the scientific revolution. This course traces those developments, including key early modern figures like Bacon and Descartes, the Vienna Circle and early 20th-century logical positivism and the work of Thomas Kuhn, ending with more contemporary views, such as feminist philosophy of science. Prerequisite: College-level science or philosophy course.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3

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