|74-218 Philosophy of Science S,F,W(3-0) [0.50]|
An examination of competing theories concerning the nature of science and its modes of inquiry, and the relationship between theories and data and between scientific knowledge and reality. The central problem of the course is the rational basis of scientific knowledge. Special attention will be paid to problems posed by biology.
|1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar|
Last revised: May 31, 1998.