HPS222H1 Ideas in the History and Philosophy of Science – Joseph Berkovitz – Mondays 12-2
(24 Lectures, 10 Tutorials)
The course focuses on the bearings that philosophical views had on science in different periods in history. We consider philosophical conceptions of space, time and matter; the influence of religious views on science; the influence of natural magic on the emergence of modern science; and the nature of scientific knowledge.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)