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The Philosophical Basis of Science – GI 19 594

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14 November 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November 2019

Tutor: David Worrall BA(Hons), MA(Lond)

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Details

Date: 14 November 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 Thursdays
From:
31 October 2019
To:
21 November 2019
Cost for Course:
£44.00 - £52.80
Cost:
£44.00 – £52.80
Reference Code:
GI 19 594
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Science aims to get ever closer to the “truth”, but are there areas where this subject will always be incomplete? How do we differentiate between science, non-science and pseudo-science? This course will examine the philosophical theories that attempt to provide the guiding principles of scientific practice.

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Philosophy

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About the Speaker

David Worrall

philosophe@hotmail.co.uk

David holds a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy and an MA in Philosophy. Before becoming a tutor, he spent several decades as a Technical Consultant in the software industry, developing operating systems, communications software and applications for the desktop and the web.

He then decided to make more use of his philosophical knowledge, so he left the commercial world and took up lecturing and giving personal tuition in computing and philosophy. In 2006, David began giving courses in philosophy at The Guildford Institute and has been giving further courses, in all areas of Western philosophy, ever since. He has also given some courses on cyber security.

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