PHIL 362 A: Topics in the Philosophy of Science

Autumn 2022
Meeting:
to be arranged / * *
SLN:
20267
Section Type:
Lecture
Instructor:
ISS (INTEGRATED SOCIAL SCIENCES) MAJORS ONLY PERIOD 1; ISS, ECE, & ECFS MAJORS PERIODS 2 & 3. WITH PERMISSION OF ISS ADVISING, NON- MATRICULATED STUDENTS MAY REGISTER BEGINNING ONLY IN PERIOD 3 (FIRST DAY OF CLASS) AND PAY THE NON-DEGRE RATE OF $373/CREDIT. TUITION-BASED (STATE) STUDENTS MAY REGISTER (WITHOUT PERMISSION OF ISS ADVISING BEGINNING ONLY IN PERIOD 3 AND PAY THE ISS RATE OF $374/CREDIT. CONTAC PCE REGISTRATION: 206-543-2310. FINAL EXAM EXPECTED TO BE ONLINE.
Catalog Description:
Critical study of nature of scientific knowledge, emphasizing the role of evidence in several different sciences. Topics include accounts of scientific methods; the relation of theory to observation; how theories change; and the nature of the confirmation and falsification of hypotheses and theories. Offered: Sp.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Natural Sciences (NSc)
Institute Name:
UW PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 10, 2024 - 6:49 am