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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Philosophy

PHIL 332 Philosophy of Science (1)

Philosophical analysis of concepts of scientific inquiry, such as: the structure of theory, observation, explanation and prediction, natural law, causation, confirmation, the existence of theoretical entities, the truth of scientific theories.

Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy; some science recommended

  • Offering: Alternate years in spring
  • Instructor: Coleman