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Introduction to Philosophy of Science (31517) | Dr. Yuval Dolev

The course is a core introductory course in the philosophy of science focusing on such fundamental questions as: What is science? What are its limits? Why is hysics a science and astrology not? What are the methods of science? What is a scientific truth, and how does it differ from other truths? What constitutes scientific knowledge? Is science rational? Is it objective? Are it’s truths absolute or relative?