PHIL 173

Reasoning in the Sciences and Engineering

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Develops critical thinking skills needed for understanding and evaluating arguments in the natural sciences and engineering. Topics covered will include: assessing the worth of causal and statistical hypotheses; evaluating evidence; appraising the value of contentious ideas; examining the development of knowledge in the sciences and engineering.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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