History and Philosophy of Science: Module 1

Akaneme, F. I.

Learning Object

The unit will make you aware of the various definitions of science, branches of science, aims of science and the differences between science and non-science disciplines. It is also important to you because it will help you to understand the subsequent units. The objectives below specify what you are expected to learn after going through this unit. At the end of the unit, you should be able to: • outline the three ways of defining science. • identify carefully the areas of knowledge which qualify to be science. • state briefly the purpose of science

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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

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