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The course intends to give a broad introduction to theory of knowledge especially with regard to mathematics, natural sciences and computer science. A short overview of history of science is given. The most important thoughts within general theory of knowledge are presented and analysed. Poppers and Kuhns scientific philosophy are presented. Concepts such as causality, realism and antirealism, hypotheses and ad hoc hypotheses will be discussed. A review of the ethical problems of scholarship and the researcher's role is made.