UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

Course: PHIL 325. Philosophy of Biology (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Addresses philosophical issues central to the life sciences, with particular attention to the social implications of contemporary biological theories. Topics may include the existence of biological laws, the distinction between natural and social kinds, and the relationship between biology and technology. The course also introduces basic concepts in philosophy of science, such as demarcation, scientific explanation, and the scientific method, which are necessary for examining the above issues. (Available for General Education, B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning or C2 Humanities.) (WI)

Fall-2024 - Schedule of Classes

PHIL 325

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