Philosophy of Science

Miss Nancy E
Last Update November 4, 2020
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About This Course

For the last four centuries, scientists have aimed to provide us with an understanding of the world around us. By all appearances, science has made substantial progress during this time. But is this progress real or illusory? And if it is real, how has this progress been made?

This four-week course will consider these important questions. Specific topics will include how scientists generate knowledge through observations, experiments, and simulations; scientific objectivity and failures of scientific objectivity; the self-correcting nature of the scientific community; the positive and negative influences that values can have on science; the relationship between science and religion; and the role of the public in guiding the scientific enterprise.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to formulate the basic views that are associated with Logical Positivism and conceptually manipulate the interrelation of observation and theory formation
Students will be able to understand and structure the main issues that philosophy of science engages with.
Students will be able to assess the consequences of the Logical Positivist's views concerning science, philosophy and their interrelation.

Requirements

  • Basic or very little knowledge in Philosophy

Target Audience

  • Students that have an elementary background in Philosophy and they want to expand their knowledge;
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate students in Philosophy
  • Sciences who want to deepen into the conceptual contributions of philosophy and its analytic methods to science

Curriculum

21h 45m

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