UT Dallas 2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PHIL4344 - Philosophy of Science

PHIL 4344 Philosophy of Science (3 semester credit hours) Exploration of one or more current topics in the philosophy of science, such as the nature of scientific explanation, reductionism, the unity of science, the role of values in science, realism and antirealism, the interpretation of quantum mechanics, or the nature of explanation in the natural versus the social sciences. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (6 semester credit hours maximum). Prerequisite: Any previous PHIL course or HIST 3328 or upper-division coursework in the sciences. (3-0) R