IDS205W-00P: Science&the Nature of Evidence

January 10, 2017 - April 24, 2017
DaysTimeLocationInstructorGERCreditOPUS #
MW
1:00pm - 2:15pm
CENTER FOR ETHICS_162
Risjord, Mark Winden
MW
1:00pm - 2:15pm
CENTER FOR ETHICS_162
Eisen, Arri
SNTW41350

What is the nature of scientific evidence and how does it compare to other types of evidence? What counts as evidence in science? In other disciplines? What are the histories of such questions? How do they affect our lives?

Co-requisite with ENG 223 Rhetorical Grammar (1 credit), which can be taken simultaneously—if you have taken ENG 223 before, you don't need to take it again; but if you haven't taken ENG 223, you need to register for any one of the sections being offered this semester.

IDS 205 addresses: What is the nature of scientific evidence and how does it compare to other types of evidence? What counts as evidence in science? In other disciplines? What are the histories of these questions? How do they affect our everyday lives?

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