Introduction to the History of Science

History 275S.001

Fall 2009
Instructor: 
Barker
Location: 
125 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
Tuesday 12-2
CCN: 
39678
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.