History of Science & Technology since 1750
MW 9:00-12:15pm Summer I 2016 HIST H374/546 (13976/13977)
This course examines the history of science and technology since 1750. Students will learn about major transformations in biology, chemistry, medicine, physics, engineering, and more. Topics include Darwinism, genetics, relativity, quantum theory, nanotechnology, and computers. This course will pay particular attention to philosophies of knowledge, the sociopolitical contexts of science, and the ethics of scientific practice.
This course is ideal for students in the School of Science who wish to fulfill their general electives.