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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 222 - Philosophy of Science

Next Offered: 2016-2017

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU

Our best scientific theories seemingly posit an array of entities which we are unable to detect with the unaided senses, but which nonetheless underlie the world of everyday experience things such as genes, electrons, and magnetic fields. Do we have good reason to believe in such entities’ And do we arrive at the theories in question by employing a ‘scientific method’ which guarantees truth and objectivity’

Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: M. Thomson-Jones

Prerequisites & Notes: : At least one previous Philosophy course.

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