Science and Political Engagement in the 20th Century

CGS SS 300

  • Historical Consciousness
  • Social Inquiry I
  • Critical Thinking

This course will survey the careers of individuals whose scientific research and personal convictions compelled them to defy powerful authorities. It will explore the political, moral, and social, implications of scientific discoveries in the 20th century and beyond. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Social Inquiry I, Critical Thinking.

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