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IDSP 240 - Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Science


0.5 Credit, S/U

The objective of this course is to provide an understanding of the underlying philosophy in scientific endeavors and some of the ethical issues that face scientists. The course will involve detailed discussions about the history of scientific thought, the scientific method, ethical issues of involved in using animals, experimentation, and data collection, and current ethical issues. Sessions will include lectures and discussions by faculty and students.

Resources for Learning:
Scientific Integrity, Francis L. Macrina, 4th edition

Prerequisites: None

Offered: Fall, annually