Towards a methodological framework for xenological and exopolitical sciences
strives to provide the foundation for a methodological framework for
xenological and exopolitical studies. To do so, it largely takes the human sciences as a
The course starts
off with basic concepts like truth, fact, evidence, and knowledge. It then gives a short introduction to how to reason properly by studying the basics of
logic. In the third part of the course, we analyze existing methodologies,
mainly within the human sciences, to see how they can be useful and where they
present challenges that must be overcome.
Course Length: 14 weeks
Course Instructor: Manuel Lamiroy
The course consists of fourteen lectures,
split up into three parts.
Part 1. Knowledge
Lecture 1. Essential Concepts and Challenges
Lecture 2. What is Knowledge? (Definitions and Types)
Lecture 3. Working with Knowledge
Part 2. Logic and Reasoning
Lecture 4. Basic Concepts of Logic
Lecture 5. Conditions and Quantified Statements
Lecture 6. Logical Fallacies
Lecture 7. Cognitive Biases
Part 3. Methodologies
Lecture 8. Epistemology & Philosophy of Science
Lecture 9. The Methodology of Natural Sciences
Lecture 10. The Methodologies of Human Sciences
Lecture 11. Principles of Fact Checking
Lecture 12. The Methodology of Intelligence Gathering
Lecture 13. How Disinformation and Counterintelligence work
Lecture 14. Putting It All Together.
Even though the Exopolitics Institute is registered as an educational non-profit organization, at present its courses and certificate are not recognized.