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Academic Bulletin Philosophy - 2012-13 - 272 PHI 272

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PHI 272 Philosophy of Science

An introduction to philosophical issues concerning the logical structure and historical development of natural science. Among the general issues considered will be the relations among theory, observation, and experiment; the reality of theoretical entities; and the significance of scientific revolutions.  Some attention is usually given to philosophical issues regarding specific sciences, principally biology and physics.

 Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 1