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Philosophy of Science - HPSC4101

Year - 2020

In this course we explore a range of issues from within the philosophy of physics. We focus on the interpretation of the theories physics provides, examining how these theories might describe our world. The course will assume some basic mathematical literacy, but most technical matters will be introduced in class.

One 2 hour seminar per week, individual consultation.

5000 wd essay (50%) Seminar presentation (50%)

Weekly readings


12 credit points of HPSC3XXX or PHIL3XXX or HSTY3XXX


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History and Philosophy of Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Dean Rickles
HECS Band: 1
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