Introduction to Philosophy of Science
The epistemological and ethical issues concerning science as a method of gaining knowledge about the world. Epistemological issues may include the distinction between science and non-science, the logic of explanation and the logic of confirmation. Ethical issues may include the ethics of experimentation with humans, animals, or the environment, the social consequences of scientific knowledge or technology and the community control of research.
- Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 220, PHIL 222A, PHIL 222B.