Certificate in Science Leadership and Communication - Logic: Understanding of Scientific Reasoning PHIL 2660   Logic: Understanding of Scientific Reasoning
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course is a general philosophical introduction to methods of evaluating hypotheses, experimental tests, and reasoning in science with applications to everyday reasoning as well. The course is divided into discussion of three kinds of evaluation: theoretical hypotheses, statistical and causal hypotheses, and decisions. No background in science or philosophy is presupposed for this course.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion