Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Historical & Philosophical Inq

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Contact hours

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

A combination of online quizzes, an Article Review and an Essay

Course coordinator

Dr Pete Evans

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

Modern science emerged in the seventeenth century, deepening our understanding of our place in the world by means of theories that offered comprehensive explanations of how nature works. But what exactly is 'science'? This is a course for scientifically minded philosophers and philosophically minded scientists (and everyone in between!) that explores the historical development, logical structure, metaphysical presuppositions, and operational methodology of contemporary scientific practice..

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile