The Nature and Practice of Science (Bio 125)

1.  What is science?
2.    Philosophical Views of Hypothesis Testing
3.    Logical Aspects of Hypothesis Testing
4.    Practical Aspects of Hypothesis Testing
5.    Strengths and Limitations of Hypothetico-deductive Science
6.    Strengths and Limitations, continued
7.    The Structure of Knowledge
8.    The Structure of Knowledge, continued
9.  Intellectual Strategies for Creativity, Innovation and Discovery

     Supplemental readings

     A short version of course taught at Unversidad de Santiago de Compostela

Sir Karl Popper

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* Course materials borrow liberally, with permission, from courses of the same name taught by Dan Herms at Ohio State University (Ent 790) and Jim Miller at Michigan State University.