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720A04 Philosophy of science

Course information


The course is given for the master's students at the programme "Statistics and Data Mining" and includes a series of compulsory seminars.

Course literature

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/

 

Links

The film about the basket players, here http://viscog.beckman.illinois.edu/grafs/demos/15.html

 John Vickers, "The problem of induction", in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, here.

Armendt and Curd, "Probability and induction" here.

 


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Last updated: 2015-04-20