History of Science in the U.S.
General Catalog Course Title:
History of Science in the U.S.
Terms Offered:
Fall 2015
Fall 2014
Course Thread: 
Sciences and Society
Sunderland, Mary
Carson, Cathryn

History of science in the U.S. from the colonial period to the present, with a focus on the contentious debates over the place of science within cultural, religious, and social-intellectual life. Development of institutions for the pursuit of scientific knowledge, with special attention to the relationships between science and technology and between science and the state.

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