Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Hst 387U History of Modern Science

Examines the interplay between science as a system of knowledge and science as the institutions by which that knowledge is produced. Through reading, lectures, independent research, and discussion, the course explores how the science has affected and been affected by political, social, and cultural developments. Primary focus is Europe and America from the 16th century to the present, but global perspectives will also be considered. Recommended: upper division standing.


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