SCI 117 History and Philosophy of Science

A survey of the philosophical, political, economic and social underpinnings of science since ancient times.  The major focus of the course is on the period since the sixteenth century and on the conceptual framework within which scientists in each age have had to work.  Three class hours a week.  Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0), Global Awareness (5.2).  Fall, Spring.

3 credits
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