In this lecture, we will talk about this thing called Science. In essence there are different ways to acquire knowledge, make our opinions and guide our decisions. Science is one of them and in the following lecture you will learn what makes it special.
Dr Lincoln Colling from the University of Sussex will talk about things such as facts, theories, objectivity, truth, and logic in context of the scientific inquiry. Even tough none of these terms might be new to you, they are of them subject of many misconceptions and confusion.
The lecture follows and summarize in understandable and easily accessible way the classic book on the theory of science with the same title “What is this thing called science?” by Allan Chalmers. It a part of the “Psychology as a Science” course but can be considered as excellent general introduction and prerequisite for any scientific degree.
Think about how the presented concepts apply to the field of Urbanism, Architecture and you thesis:
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