Philosophy of Science for the Social Sciences
Issues in philosophy of science as they apply to social sciences, including methods, epistemology, and construction of knowledge.
PSYCH
511
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesInstructor's consent or admission to PhD program.
 TaughtWinter
Course Outcomes: 


1. Identify major issues, trends, and schools of thought

Students will identify major issues, trends, and schools of thought in contemporary philosophy of social science.

Measurement: Analytic essays.

2. Critically evaluate issues, trends, schools of thought

Students will critically evaluate via comparison and contrast these issues, trends, and schools of thought.

Measurement: Analytic essays.

3. Articulate their own position on major issues

Students will articulate their own position on major issues in contemporary philosophy of social science, with particular attention toward the theory and practice of psychology.

Measurement: Term paper assignment.