2016 – 2017 

Introduction to F34PPP [Note that session content from year to year will differ somewhat from that advertised here as I would like to have F34PPP react to topical news stories pertinent to the module.]

1. Induction, Deduction, Reduction?


2. Wrong, Not even wrong, or Good enough?


3. Vive la Revolution?


4. Is peer review peerless?

5. Is science a public good?

6. Maybe, Minister?

7. The ‘real’ world?

8. Constructing Knowledge Invited seminar. Kristi Winters, GESIS (Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences).

9. Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Foundation. Invited seminar. John Finney, UCL and the British Pugwash Group

10. Science in a ‘post-truth’ world