Spring 2008 not offered
This course explores a range of debates and topics in the history of scientific discovery from the 18th century to the present. Emphasis is on the social, ethical, and cultural dimensions of scientific discovery in different cultural and historical contexts. Students learn how to write about science and the history of science using a wide range of textual and media sources. Focus is on four units: religion and science, gender and science, race and science, and science in the media.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)
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Regular attendance and participation, written response papers, quizzes, midterm, a critical analysis of a science fiction film or magazine, and a final research project.
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