NYU Steinhardt

Philosophy of Scientific Inquiry

  • Course Number: PHED-GE 2089
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Fundamentals of systematic inquiry: concept formulation, types of concepts & hypotheses, quantification & measurement, meaning & methodology of the social sciences in relation to the natural sciences. The scientific testability of hypotheses; the structure of theories & their impact on Western culture & education.
  • Old Course Number: E50.2089