Ph.D. Seminar: The Philosophy of Science

Bouchet, D. (Lecturer)

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

Description

Contribution to The Philosophy of Science course which is "designed to provide an initial exposure to some fundamental issues regarding how knowledge is created, defended and replaced both in the natural and social sciences for Ph.D students. The seminar will introduce students to classical, critical, and novel philosophies of science, including different schools of positivism, realism, phenomenology, hermeneutics, critical theory, relativism, pragmatism, and post-structuralism. Different ways of knowing will be explored and assessed."
For this specific date the students are - among other texts - required to read: Castoriadis, Cornelius. 1984. "Modern science and philosophical interrogation." Pp. 145-226 in Crossroads in the labyrinth. Brighton, Sussex: The Harvester Press.
Period14. Apr 2017
Held atThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, United States, Texas
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Historical context
  • Political Economy