Description
LAWS OF NATURE
** available as of 06/30/2021
The purpose of this seminar is to critically survey recent accounts of the concept of a law of nature, including the origins of the concept of law, regularity accounts, necessitarian accounts, pragmatic and 'no laws' accounts. Depending upon the interests of participants, more specialized topics concerning the role of laws in the social, biological and physical sciences will be taken up.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2170
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus