PHIL 315 Philosophy of Science
Content: Issues concerning scientific knowledge and its epistemological and ontological implications from the perspective of history and practice of the natural sciences, such as explanation, testing, observation and theory, scientific change and progress, scientific realism, instrumentalism.
Prerequisites: PHIL 101 and PHIL 250. PHIL 102 or one course in the history of philosophy sequence (PHIL 301 through PHIL 307) recommended.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years.
Semester credits: 4.