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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 257 - Philosophy of Science

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
An examination of the foundations of scientific inference (induction and confirmation), the nature of scientific explanation, the structure of theories, and scientific methodology. Discussion includes the possibility of objective knowledge and the nature of scientific revolutions.

Prerequisite: PHI 102  or PHI 111 , or background in a science.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Fennell, Nyden