Schedule of Classes Course Description

Lehman College
Course Prefix: PHI                                     Course Number: 353                                    
Course Title: Philosophy of Science
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Introductory course in which emphasis is placed on the clarification of pivotal concepts common to the empirical sciences. In particular, concepts such as explanation, confirmation, prediction, systematization, and empirical significance will be introduced. The relationship of uses of these concepts to the structure of scientific theory will receive close attention.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of 30 college credits, including one 200-level PHI course.
Start Date:    03/26/2009                         End Date: