PHIL 211

Science and Civilization 2

Philosophy College of Humanities

Course Description

History of Civilization from 1500 to present; concepts and methods in modern science and their philosophical significance; exploring fundamental questions in human experience; examining formative events in history; understanding value of important texts.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

History

Learning Outcome

Know about the development of scientific ideas and practices in their cultural context, including the major figures and methods of science from 1500 to the present.

Title

Critical Reading and Writing

Learning Outcome

Read, analyze, and critically summarize a book-length study of science.

Title

Application

Learning Outcome

Learn to integrate philosophical skills and practices with religious convictions, while cultivating a respect for contrary points of view.