PHIL 550 Science and Society Select Term:
This course aims to study the two-way interaction between science and society. It aims to understand how science and science-driven technology change society and in turn how social factors influence them. Topics covered will include: the changing nature of scientific research, the challenges to formulating science policy in democratic societies, the comercialization of scientific research, how scientific controversies on matters of interest to the public are played out, and normative questions that these issues raise.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -