070036 VO Theory of Science and History (2017W)
Logic of Science - Logic of History
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Karl R. Popper, The Logic of Scientific Discovery, Hutchinson, London 1959 (first English edition; later editions are published by Routledge); secs: 1 – 18; any edition can be read.
Karl R. Popper, The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge, Routledge, London 2011
Karl R. Popper, The Poverty of Historicism, Routledge Kegan & Paul, London 1957 (first English edition; later editions are published by Routledge) any edition can be read.
David Miller, Critical Rationalism: A Restatement and Defence, Open Court, 1994, chaps 1,2,3.
P. Gardiner (ed.), The Philosophy of History, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1974
additional references covering special problems discussed in the lecture will be provided in due course
Association in the course directory
MA HPS: neu M1.2 / M1.3, M3