Are there revolutions in science? Is science ‘progressive’? If so, who is responsible for this progress? In this course, we will address these and related questions through a critical introduction to the history of science.
Our department is interested in the structure and development of the natural, social, and medical sciences, and how they intersect with science and society. We offer a diverse set of courses for undergraduates interested in the foundations of scientific knowledge, methods, and practices. You can investigate the rise of science and medicine from their origins to the present moment, while considering the social and intellectual impacts of science and medicine.