An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: A Free Online Course

From John Sanders, Pro­fes­sor of Phi­los­o­phy at the Rochester Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy, comes An Intro­duc­tion to the Phi­los­o­phy of Sci­ence. In 11 lec­tures, Sanders probes the nature of the sci­en­tif­ic enter­prise, the log­ic of sci­ence, its claims to reli­a­bil­i­ty, and its rela­tion­ships to soci­ety and to prob­lems of human val­ues. You can stream all the lec­tures above, or find them all on this YouTube playlist.

An Intro­duc­tion to the Phi­los­o­phy of Sci­ence will be added to our list of Free Phi­los­o­phy Cours­es, a sub­set of our col­lec­tion, 1,700 Free Online Cours­es from Top Uni­ver­si­ties

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