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Evolution, Science, and Society

Traces the development of evolutionary thought and its impacts beyond the scientific community. The nature of science, scientism, and scientific fundamentalism will be examined and the political, religious, and ethical implications of these views will be discussed. This course also explores the history of anti-intellectual traditions and the conditions under which creationist and anti-science movements have developed in both the US and abroad (Not offered 2021-22).

Prerequisite: Anthropology 202 or 207 and 230, or consent of instructor.

1 unit

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