STS300.1 Scientific Controversies: Historical Perspectives and Social Implications (Fall)

Science and technology since 1900 and its social impact. How existing knowledge is maintained and extended in scientific research, how doubts and errors enter research literature, how reports can be deliberately manipulated using tactics from lobbying and public relations.

Meets with HST 419.

Matriculated SU Students: fulfills A&S Natural Sciences divisional requirement.

Department: Science, Technology, and Society

Location: Strasbourg

Semester: Fall

Credits: 3