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PHIL 280 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science


An introduction to the history and philosophy of science, including the nature of scientific explanation, scientific laws and their role in explanation, and the relation between science and religion. Readings will focus on great achievements in science such as the Copernical Revolution, Newtonian mechanics, Einstein’s theory of relativity, and Darwinian evolution.

Prerequisite: One course in philosophy recommended but not required.

Credits:3 cr



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