Course

Philosophy of Science

Description

The course examines basic issues in philosophy of science, such as the nature of scientific knowledge and explanation, the classification of sciences, the evolution of science. The question of justification of scientific theories will be emphasized, from Hume’s critique of induction to models proposed by Hempel and Popper.  

Credits

3

Language

en

Faculty

Philosophy

Professor

Jean-François Méthot

Course code

DPHY 2851

Room number

219

Academic year

2016-17

Semester

Winter

Level

Undergraduate

Time

Tuesday, 8:30 am - 11:30 am