HPS333H1: Famous Debates in Science

Hours: 
24L/10T

The course focuses on famous debates in science, such as the Leibniz-Clarke debate on the nature of space, time and God, the Huxley-Wilberforce debate on evolution and the Bohr-Einstein debate on the nature of the quantum reality. The main aim is to explore the philosophical ideas involved in these debates in their historical context.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)