Philosophy 125 Fall 2014 Schedule


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Introductory lectures



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1 Ch 1Belief Systems
 
  Ch 2Descartes' Cogito
 
  Ch 3Thought Experiments 1 & 2   
2 Ch 4Varieties of Induction  

 Ch 5Reflective Equilibrium
 
  Ch 6Hume's Significance  
3 Ch 7Scientific Method
 
  Ch 8Deutsch on Explanation
 
4 Ch 9Russell on Aristotle  
  Ch 10Sagan on Eratosthenes
   
  Ch 11The Moon Illusion
   
  Ch 12Ideas of Motion  1 & 2
 
5 Ch 13The Power of Epicycles  1 & 2      
  Ch 14Islamic Astronomy 1 , 2 & 3   
  Ch 15Tycho Brahe  
6 Ch 16Brahe and Kepler 1 & 2     
  Ch 17Galileo's Telescope (first 20 min.)   
  Ch 18Scientific Revolution  
7 Ch 19Infinite Universe
 
  Ch 20Newtonian Physics 1 (to 13.25), 2 & 3     
  Ch 21Scientific Realism 
8 Ch 22Newtonian Problems 1, 2, & 3       
  Ch 23Special relativity 1,2,3 (optional 456)    
9 Ch 24General relativity 1, 2, 3 & 4     
  Ch 25The quantum world 1, 2,& 3     
  Ch 26EPR, Bell's Inequality 1 & 2   
10 Ch 27 Evolutionary theory  1, 2     
  Ch 28Evolution of morals & religion 1, 23   
    
 


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