Unit 4. Bias in shared knowledge
Lesson 40. Naïve theories
4.1. Bias in Natural Sciences
Exhibition: a refracting telescope
Story: Discovery of Neptune
Lesson 41. Demarcation problem
Lesson 42. Falsifiability
Lesson 43. Scientific progress
Lesson 44. Underdetermination of scientific theories
Lesson 45. Theoryladen facts
Lesson 46. Verisimilitude
Lesson 47. Paradigm shifts
Lesson 48. Incommensurability
4.2. Bias in History
Exhibition: British History for Dummies
Story: The Battle of Waterloo
Lesson 49. Historical interpretation
Lesson 50. Historical perspectives
Lesson 51. Historical objectivity and historical facts
Lesson 52. Historical objectivity and rival interpretations
Lesson 53. Historical objectivity and ethics
Lesson 54. Heteroglossia (in theory)
Lesson 55. Multiperspectivity (in practice)
4.3. Bias in Mathematics
Exhibition: a FIFA football
Story: George Dantzig’s homework
Lesson 56. Proof
Lesson 57. Axiomatic systems
Lesson 58. Discovered or invented? Truth in mathematics
Lesson 59. Consistency
Lesson 60. Mathematical realism
Lesson 61. Overview: bias in mathematics, natural sciences and history
