720A04 Philosophy of science
The course is given for the master's students at the programme "Statistics and Data Mining" and includes a series of compulsory seminars.
Ladyman, James, Understanding Philosophy of Science, Routledge, London, 2002
Additional readings will be presented here or distributed at the lectures
Alan Sokal, "What is science and why should we care?"
Hansson, Sven-Ove, “Science and Pseudo-science”, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/pseudo-science/
Â John Vickers, "The problem of induction", in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, here.
Armendt and Curd, "Probability and induction" here.
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