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HIS 702: Science and Society.

3 hours, 3 credits. (Not open to students who have taken HIS 302.) Social aspects of the growth of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present. Religion and science in Galileo's Italy, science and technology during the industrial revolution, scientific institutions during the French Enlightenment, Darwin and Social Darwinism, eugenics and racial hygiene, big science, and the human genome project.

Last modified: 8/4/2015