HPS100H1: Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science

Hours: 
24L/10T

This is an online introduction to the key issues in the history and philosophy of science. How do scientific theories and method change through time? Is there a universal and unchangeable method of science? What demarcates science from non-science? Can scientific theories provide true descriptions of the world? Is there scientific progress? What are the major worldviews in the history of science? The pre-recorded lectures are available online at any time. Tutorial sessions are live at the portal. For more information: http://www.hps.utoronto.ca/undergraduate_courses.htm

 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)