2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 19, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHI 341x - Philosophy of Social Science

(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
An in-depth study of the philosophical foundations of the social and cognitive sciences. Issues discussed include, e.g., a) laws and explanations in social science, b) objectivity and values in the social sciences, c) rationality, d) relations between different social sciences and the physical sciences, e) philosophy of mind.

Prerequisites: at least one philosophy course. PHI202 or 342 may prove helpful, but not required.

Cross-Referenced: Cross-referenced in sociology.