PHL 363 PHL 363. Scientific Method. 3 Hours.
History, exposition, and analysis of such fundamental concepts in the natural and social sciences as explanation, prediction, discovery, confirmation, laws, hypotheses, theories. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
There are several courses offered each year in philosophy that should be of interest to undergraduates who have strong interests outside philosophy. In addition to the introductory courses ( Philosophy 301 , 304 , 305 , and 310 ) and the basic sequence in the history of philosophy ( Philosophy 329K and 329L ), the courses listed below are of particular relevance to students who are interested in the indicated areas.