Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences

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What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? Scientific research across the physical sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers.

This course will introduce you to:

  • some of the main topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the physical sciences
  • the key questions and conceptual problems arising in the natural sciences and develop critical skills to evaluate and assess these problems.

An informative course on the philosophy of physical sciences for beginners or those who want a refresher. This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. You might also be interested in the course, Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences.

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A wonderful overview in understanding our universe.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    4 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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