Course details

8.3446

Progress in Science and Philosophy

S
SS 2020 Dr. techn. Gregor Michael Hörzer
2h/wk
4 ECTS
B.Sc modules:
CS-BWP-PHIL - Philosophy for Cognitive Science
KOGW-WPM-PHIL - Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
M.Sc modules:
CS-MWP-PHIL - Philosophy for Cognitive Science
KOGW-MWPM-PHIL - Major subject Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Mon: 12-14

Is there a difference between progress in the (natural) sciences and in philosophy? What, if anything, does the lack of consensus among philosophers tell us about the extent to which there is progress in philosophy? In this course, we will consider and critically assess different accounts of what progress might amount to in the sciences and in philosophy.