TRN135Y1: Science and Social Choice


Scientific discoveries shape how we see ourselves and decisions made about how we live our lives and run our societies. We will discuss broader implications of research findings for making social decisions. Topics will include: genes and genetic determinism; evolutionary explanations of behavior and disease; scientific uncertainty and public communication. Not eligible for CR/NCR.


Innis One, Munk One, New One, SMC One, UC One, Vic One, Woodsworth One

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
Society and its Institutions (3)