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The Data and Information Seminar deals with the history and philosophy of data-driven science. For the full syllabus, see the Syllabus.

Weeks 4, 5: Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. See KuhnStudyGuide.

Conferences: you can sign up on the wiki at

Weeks 2, 3: Headrick, Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution. The Week 2 Seminar Study Questin is: consider what Headrick tells you about the “Language of Science”, and how is that related to statistics. For the first paper assignment, due Friday of week 3, i.e., October 13, see Paper1.

Week 1: See the FirstStudyGuide for the first week's reading (Selections from Aristotle's Readings).

KuhnStudyGuide.doc26.5 KB
Paper1.doc23 KB
aristotleStudyGuide.doc24 KB
SemSyllabus.doc27 KB