The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) was founded in 1967. It is a graduate studies and research institute offering MA and PhD degrees. IHPST also offers undergraduate courses. It has 13 core faculty and 23 affiliated faculty, all of whom have approval to supervise PhD thesis work.
The main areas of faculty expertise are: history of medicine and biological sciences, history of mathematics and physical sciences, history of technology, general philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of medicine, philosophy of physics and philosophy of mathematics. The editorial offices of a leading journal in the history of science is housed at IHPST: Annals of Science. IHPST faculty, staff and graduate students occupy the third floor of Victoria College.
91 Charles Street West Victoria College, Room 316 Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7
Isaac Newton’s Scientific Method Abstract On the basic Hypothetico-deductive model hypothesized principles are tested by experimental verification of observable consequences drawn from them. Empirical success…