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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TAYJ11 Philosophy of Science 1–10 ECTS
Organised by
Joint Doctoral Studies
Course is available for:
  • Graduate students

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to strengthen the general researcher skills of the participant by training her to grasp her own particular field of research in a wider and more general context through some central issues in philosophy of science.


Following themes or some of them will be discussed on the courses belonging to this study unit.

1. Objects of Study and the Classification of Sciences
2. Concepts, Propositions, and Arguments
3. Hypotheses, Explanations, and Justification
4. Scientific Realism and Antirealism

Also other relevant questions and themes may be discussed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Group work

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Participation in course work 
In English


Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.