PHIL 381 - Science and Objectivity
Winter 2014, Section 001
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Enforced Prerequisites:
One Philosophy course completed with a minimum grade of C- or better.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

"The methods of science are designed to lead us to the objective truth about the world." But what are "the scientific methods"? We will explore attempts by philosophers to understand what the methods employed by science are, and arguments both to support and to throw doubts upon the claim that these methods will lead us to the truth about what the world is like.

Course Requirements:

There will be two in-class exams and a term paper for the course.

Intended Audience:

The course is an intermediate level introduction to the philosophy of science.

Class Format:

The course has lectures and a discussion section.

Schedule

PHIL 381 - Science and Objectivity
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
29677
Open
12
 
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
29691
Open
4
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
30296
Open
8
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM

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