May 21, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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PHI 271 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science

3 credit(s)
This course surveys issues in the philosophy of science. We will examine the nature of scientific method and the role of inductive reasoning in developing scientific hypotheses, theories, and laws. The course will also explore the notion of explanation in the natural sciences and the social sciences.
Prerequisite(s): PHI 110  or permission of instructor.

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