Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science

The module introduces the history of science from 1500-2000 by reference to major areas of study and achievement, set in an outline context of technical and economic development. Students will also learn about philosophical investigations into scientific method and their problems, including inductivism, falsification, scientific revolutions and instrumentalism and realism.

Code: B12EH4- Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science

Convenor: Professor Michael Shaw

Term: Autumn

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