Description
JR/SR SEMINAR FOR HPS MAJORS
The goal of this seminar (HPS 1702) will be to introduce you to the cutting-edge research in history and philosophy of science. The seminar is designed to complement the knowledge you have acquired about the classic debates in history and philosophy of science. We will focus on the recent debates in contemporary philosophy of science and on some debates in the history of science that are relevant for philosophy. We will read articles that have been published in the last ten years in the major philosophy of science and history of science journals. We will also read some classic papers that provide a background for the current debates.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Seminar - Required
Course Attributes
Capstone Course
Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Offering
Course
HPS 1702
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: (HPS 0427 or 0430 or 0515) and (HPS 0611 or PHIL 0500) and HPS 1653; CREQ: HPS 1703; LVL: Jr or Sr; PLAN: History and Philosophy of Science (BA)
Typically Offered
Spring