Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2410553
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr MAJID DAVOODY BENI
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The nature and methods of science. Scientific laws and lawlike statements. The principle o causality. Logical analysis of scientific explanation. Kinds of explanation. Critical appraisal of current views on scientific explanation. Explanation and prediction.