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NUR 701 - Philosophy of Science


An examination of the central themes, methods and positions of contemporary philosophy of science. Topics will include realist, empiricist and pragmatist perspectives on scientific epistemology, theories of experimental method and the falsification and corroboration of theoretical models, the emergence, displacement and reconstruction of explanatory paradigms, and the commonalities and differences between natural and social sciences.

(Cr: 3