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Author:David Banach
Description: A syllabus and collected resources for a course in the philosophy of science, including excerpts from various books. Topics include ancient Greek science and mathematics: the Golden Section, Pythagoras, infinity and continuity, and Plato and Aristotle, with selections from Julia E. Diggins, String, Straightedge, and Shadow; the Scientific Revolution (astronomy, Galileo, and Newton), relativity and quantum mechanics, biology and Darwin (Conway's game of Life, with related Windows programs to download), and contemporary philosophy of science.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses, Syllabi, Books, Quotations, Archives/Download Sites, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Golden Ratio/Fibonacci, Infinity, Rational/Irrational Numbers, Ratio/Proportion, Cellular Automata, Polyhedra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Astronomy, Biology, Physics

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