Apr 11, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 240 - Philosophy of Science


(3 S.H.)

Examines basic issues in the philosophy and foundations of science, such as the testing of hypotheses, the construction and confirmation of theories, the nature of scientific explanation, and the concept of laws of nature. The course also investigates the distinction between science and pseudoscience and studies to what extent each has influenced recent public policy, social debates, and school curricula. Meets GOAL 6 (Humanities). Grade or P/NC. Offered annually.



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