Department of Economic History

Lund University School of Economics and Management

EHFEO13, Philosophy of Science/Theory of Science

Third cycle studies, 7.5 credits (ECTS)

The course will demonstrate ability to critically apply philosophy of science approaches to their own and others' research, and evaluate philosophical assumptions against alternatives. The course will give you knowledge about; the role of Philosophy of Science in relation to the sciences, Approaches in the Philosophy of Science, Scientific explanations, Progress in science, Theory and reality, Values and science.