Week 12: Science


Next term PHIL 680b begins Jan. 3, which will be organizational. Web site should be up around Dec. 6.

Check out COGSCI 600 for next term: http://www.arts.uwaterloo.ca/%7Edoneill/cogsci600/

Challenges to the Rationality of Science

Psychological: confirmation bias, motivated inference , etc.

Sociological: science is socially constucted.

Postmodernist: the world is just another text; science is about power.

Radical feminism: science is an agent of male domination.

PHIL 680

Computational Epistemology Laboratory.

Paul Thagard

This page updated Nov. 28, 2005.