Introduction to Philosophy of Science

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Course No: PHIL.2080-061; SIS Class Nbr: 11122; SIS Term: 3130
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental questions in philosophy of science. We will cover both descriptive issues such as how scientific theories become "facts," and normative questions that ask how we ought to structure scientific inquiry. We will cover a range of scientific disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and even paleontology. We'll also cover disciplines that are more or less controversial as "sciences," such as economics, mathematics, medicine, and engineering.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: AH
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Alison McConwell
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2022: Jan 18 to Apr 03
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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