Telecommunications | Philosophy of Inquiry in Telecommunications
T501 | 6831 | Lang, A.


This course is an introduction to inquiry.  It considers burning
questions like:
How do I know if I know something?
Is there a reality out there?
How do you prove (or disprove) something?
How do you study things if you canít be sure they exist?

Topics covered in this course include:
The philosophy of knowledge.
The structure and progress of science.
The worth (or worthlessness) of science.
The assumptions of qualitative and quantitative approaches to
research.
The breadth of the field of Communication.
The multiplicity of approaches to studying it.

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11:15AM - 12:30PM, MW, TV 169