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HIST082 HM - Science and Technology in the Modern World

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Hamilton

Description: An examination of several important episodes in the history of chemistry, biology, physics, and medicine from the late 18th to mid-20th centuries. We will pay particular attention to the ways in which new scientific theories have been developed and evaluated, to the impact of cultural beliefs about gender and race on science, and to fundamental debates within science and medicine about what counts as good evidence and proper methodology.