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Stephen Straker lectures
History and Philosophy of Science at the University of British Columbia

History and Philosophy of Science
at the University of British Columbia

I. Scientific Inquiry: An introduction to problems and issues
II. Plato & Aristotle: Science and society from Antiquity to the Renaissance
III. The Scientific Revolution: Galileo, Newton and the Enlightenment Project
IV. The Romantic Revolution and the Sciences of Life
V. Science and Society in the Modern World

  1. 01a - What is Knowledge? (41.5Mb)
  2. 01b - Knowing (41.6Mb)
  3. 02a - Logic, Belief (43Mb)
  4. 02b - Instrumentalism, Realism (43.1Mb)
  5. 03a - Appearances (42.8Mb)
  6. 03b - An Aristotelian Defends... (42.6Mb)
  7. 04a - Celestial Explanations (42.6Mb)
  8. 04b - Greek Science (42.6Mb)
  9. 05a - Plato, Aristotle (42.7Mb)
  10. 05b - Aristotle: Causes (42.5Mb)
  11. 06a - Aristotle: Soul, Nature (42.6Mb)
  12. 06b - Aristotle: Nature, Mind, Purpose, Politics (42.7Mb)
  13. 07a - Thomas Aquinas (42.9Mb)
  14. 07b - Medieval Natural Philosophy (42.9Mb)
  15. 08a - Impetus Theory (41.8Mb)
  16. 08b - New Measures (42Mb)
  17. 09a - Mathematical Analysis (28.4Mb)
  18. 09b - Science in History (28.2Mb)
  19. 10a - Luther (41.4Mb)
  20. 10b - Paracelsus and Alchemy (41.4Mb)
  21. 11a - 15th-17th Century Activities and Technologies (41.3Mb)
  22. 11b - Brahe, Copernicus, Kepler (41.2Mb)
  23. 12a - Kepler, Optics, Copernicus (41.1Mb)
  24. 12b - Copernicus (41.2Mb)
  25. 13a - To Make Sense of a Moving Earth (41.3Mb)
  26. 13b - Progress (41.5Mb)
  27. 15a - Galileo (41.3Mb)
  28. 15b - Galileo Gets Behind Copernicism (41.5Mb)
  29. 16a - Moving Away From Aristotelianism (41.4Mb)
  30. 16b - Religion and Knowledge of Nature (41.4Mb)
  31. 17 - Galileo on Trial (41.6Mb)
  32. 18a - Kepler, Galileo, Hobbes (41.7Mb)
  33. 18b - Descartes, Doubts (41.8Mb)
  34. 20a - Properties, Interactions of Matter, Boyle (41.6Mb)
  35. 20b - Mechanists (41.6Mb)
  36. 21a - Francis Bacon, Useful Knowledge (41.6Mb)
  37. 21b - Newton Invents the Lab Report (41.7Mb)
  38. 22a - Newton the Theological Realist (38.3Mb)
  39. 22b - Newton, Locke, Smith, Marx, Darwin (38.3Mb)
  40. 23a - Locke, Justice, Property (41.6Mb)
  41. 23b - Adam Smith, Batteries Run Out (60Mb)
  42. 24a - Solar System, Geology (41.7Mb)
  43. 24b - Darwin (41.6Mb)
  44. 25a (18.3Mb)
  45. 26a - Eugenics, Thomas Kuhn (unknown file size)
  46. 26b - Kuhn's Paradigms (41.7Mb)

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