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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Pseudoscience, Karl Popper, Falsifiability

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A philosopher regarded as a hero by many scientists. His ideas have been used in debates about the classification of organisms and ecology. Knighted by
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Ad Libitum, Androcentrism, Sokal Affair

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Science has been regarded in western societies as a progressive, anti-authoritarian force, able to challenge and break down entrenched ideas and arrang
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Bruno Latour, Laboratory Life, Conceptual System

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Chapter 8: the challenge from sociology of science. Sociology: the general study of human social structures. Sociology of science: developed in the mid
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Formal Science, Phenomenalism, Empiricism

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Only meaningful philosophical problems are those that can be solved by logical analysis. Inspired by developments in science, logic (main tool), math a
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Thomas Kuhn, Normal Science

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The structure of scientific revolutions: most famous book about science written by thomas kuhn in the twentieth century. The book shattered traditional
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Relativism, Normal Science

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They occur after the appearance of a crisis and a new candidate theory. Change within normal science is orderly and responsive to evidence. Some believ
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Rudolf Carnap, Deductive Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning

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Problem of induction: question of whether inductive reasoning leads to knowledge understood in the classic philosophical sense. David hume: scottish em
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Larry Laudan, Paul Feyerabend, Imre Lakatos

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Research program: similar to a paradigm kuhn"s broad sense, but we expect more than one research program in a scientific field. Large-scale processes o
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Reward System

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Chapter 11: naturalism and the social structure of science. Wrote book called science as a process in 1988. Hull states that science runs on a combinat
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Scientific Revolution, Foundationalism

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Chapter 10: naturalistic philosophy in theory and practice. Slogan: philosophy should be continuous with science. Naturalists reject the idea that phil
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U OF GPHIL 2180Karyn FreedmanWinter

PHIL 2180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Steven Shapin, Empiricism, Science Wars

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Science wars: intellectual debates between scientists and science critics in the 90"s. Physics and molecular biology are arguably the most central exam
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