PHIL 749

Philosophy of Science 1


This course will examine classic and contemporary debates in philosophy of science and philosophy of biology through the lens of the coronavirus pandemic. Topics include philosophy of microbiology, public understanding and communication of science, and the intersection of science and values. While we will engage with interdisciplinary debates spanning philosophy and science, no particular background in science or is required or expected for this course.


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Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2024

Not offered in 2024; planned for 2025




PHIL 749: 15 points