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STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science, Spring 2005
This course will study the development of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. It will not focus on discoveries and their discoverers. Instead, it will ...
STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science, Spring 2008
This course studies the development of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. Key questions include: What is science, and how is it done? How are discoveries ...
17.57J / 21H.467J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991, Spring 2003
At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered ...
STS.066 Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters, Fall 2002
Subject examines the brain as a cultural object in contemporary media, science, and society. Explores cultural assumptions about neuroscience by drawing on anthropology, history, semiotics, and the cognitive sciences. ...
21F.704 Spanish 4, Spring 2002
Continued study of the language, literature, and culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Materials are from Spain and Latin America and include films, short stories, novels, plays, poetry, and journalistic reports in various ...
STS.011 American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices, Fall 2004
Explores the changing roles, ethical conflicts, and public perceptions of science and scientists in American society from World War II to the present. Studies specific historical episodes focusing on debates between ...