Introduction to the History of Science (II)

History 275S.001

Spring 2008
Instructor: 
Lesch
Location: 
204 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
Thurs 2-4
CCN: 
39657
Units: 
Units

An introduction to issues and problems in the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century science based on reading, discussion, and written analysis of selected secondary literature. General themes include the organization of science in different national settings, the nature of the scientific community, patterns of scientific change, science and gender, and the relations of science to technology, industry, medicine, government, and warfare. Requirements include several short papers.