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PHL 480  Philosophy of Science

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Recommended Background:
(PHL 330) or a 200 level mathematics or statistics course.
Description:
Structure of scientific theories and explanation. Causation, prediction, induction, confirmation, discovery, and scientific progress.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open