HPS308H1: Technology and Prosperity

Hours: 
24L/10T

The systemic nature of modern technology suggests that it has intimate interactions with society, human values, ideologies, and the economy. We will attempt to examine these interactions in history in order to promote reflection on ways in which technology and its evolution could be managed for the benefit of humankind.

Recommended Preparation: 

any half course in HPS at the 200-level

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)