HIST 238 Histories of Science (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : An introduction to the history of science, with attention to conceptual development and to institutional and social settings. Coverage will vary by instructor, but will include a range of periods (from antiquity to the 20th century), geographical settings, and themes (e.g. instrumentation; visualisation; experiment; science and society).

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Coverage will vary by instructor.

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 239 or HIST 335.