B. Tech. III Semester:Philosophy of Science

Indian School of Mines
In Dhanbad

Price on request
You can also call the Study Centre
32622... More

Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Dhanbad
  • Bachelor
  • Dhanbad


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, Jharkhand, India
See map
Starts On request
Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, Jharkhand, India
See map

Course programme

1. Introduction: Rationale for study of Philosophy of Science prevalence of imbalances; General Approach, Nature, Scope and Relation of the subject with Historical Development.; Science and Philosophy vis-à-vis need for Intellectual and Moral Balance. Scientific and Philosophical approaches to knowledge development and Knowledge application (Emphasis on Earth and Mineral Sciences) 2. Foundations of Philosophy: Nature, Concept, Scope, Methodology, Divisions and Implications. 3. Concept and Nature of Science: Origin/Aim, Methodology, Scope and Development: Nature of Scientific Methods; Movements; Scientific Thought; Divisions of Science; Scientific Laws and Scientific Explanations. 4. Convergence of Science and Philosophy: Unified Theory; Space Time Relationship; Patterns of Change; Deeper issues and broad involvements of Science; Status of Scientific Proposition and Concepts of Entities, Epistemic and Ontological aspects. 5. Philosophical Analysis and Scientific Practice: Philosophical Base of Eastern Thought and their parallel in Science; The Essential of Unity between Eastern Thought Pattern and Western Science, Need for harmony between Intuitive Thought and Rational Knowledge; Philosophers of Science with reference to Western Thought, Philosophers of Science – Western and Eastern. 6. Inter-relationship of Science and Culture: Science and Aesthetics, Science and Human Values, Science in the full tradition, Science vis-à-vis Human Conduct and Social Affairs; Social Significance of Science; Implications of Philosophy of Science for a new peaceful Social Order, Synthesis of Eastern “World View” and Western “Materialism”.

Students that were interested in this course also looked at...
See all