Course Description for Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science
Prerequisite: Admission to the MA in Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics OR admission to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Ethics OR permission of the Philosophy Graduate Coordinator. This course is a philosophical exploration or nature and the foundations of both the natural and the social sciences. Topics will include the structure of scientific explanation, the nature of theories, the possibility of scientific revolution, the idea of a science of human behavior and the relationship between science and human values.