Universität Wien FIND

180156 SE Philosophy of Science (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Moodle; Di 19.11. 11:30-13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock

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max. 30 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Dienstag 15.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 22.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 29.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 05.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 12.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 26.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 03.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 10.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 17.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 07.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
Dienstag 14.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal. 2H NIG 2.Stock
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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This is an advanced introduction to philosophy of science that covers both the history of philosophy of science as well as the contemporary discussion. The philosophical themes studied include: logical empiricism, falsificationism, paradigms and scientific change, and naturalism, unification and pluralism. Additionally, the course focuses on a selection of more specific topics such as explanation, representation and the relationship between data and phenomena. The course is offered as a part of the Philosophy and Economics master’s programme, and so examples from economics are frequently used.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Assessment: Active participation (20%), homework (20%), chairing a class (10%), and a thesis-oriented essay (50%).

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Having taken this course, the student knows the basic topics and theories within philosophy of science, and is able to understand, and participate in the philosophical discussion at the level of less technical papers appearing in academic journals.

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur

Godfrey-Smith, Peter. 2003. Theory and Reality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Articles to be announced in the lectures.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Fr 04.10.2019 11:48