BC3388: Introduction to History of Science since 1800 | D. Coen

Undergraduate Lecture
Tu Th 1:10-2:25PM

How has modern science acquired its power to explain and control the world? What are the limits of that power? Topics: the origins of scientific institutions and values; the rise of evolutionary thought and Darwin’s impact; the significance of Einstein’s physics; ecology and environmental politics; the dilemmas of scientific warfare.