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SOC 310: Knowledge, Science, and Society.

3 hours, 3 credits. The social construction of reality. Relationships between culture, including knowledge, and social structure. The cultural and social bases of science. Science in totalitarian and democratic societies. Science in the university, industry, and government. The social process of scientific discovery. Selected ethical problems concerning science in modern society.

Last modified: 7/14/2014