: PHILOSOPHY 270: POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
: 200 LEVEL
: PHILOSOPHY 250: ETHICS
B1 Second Term TR 12:30-13:50 A. Rueger
An introduction to basic concepts and theories in the philosophy of the natural sciences. We'll discuss different views about what 'explanation', 'confirmation', and 'scientific theories' are. Other topics include: How should we interpret scientific theories? How do scientific theories develop?
Likely texts: K. Lambert and G. Brittan, Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Ridgeview, 1997); Custom course material available from the University Bookstore