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Fall 2017-2018
HOS 595 / MOD 564 / HIS 595   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to Historiography of Science

Angela N. Creager

This course is designed to introduce beginning graduate students to the central problems and principle literature of the history of science from the Enlightenment into the 20th century.

Sample reading list:
Thomas Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Lorraine Daston, Peter Galison, Objectivity
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, An Epistemology of the Concrete
Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer, Leviathon and the Air-Pump
Bruno Latour and Steven Woolger, Laboratory Life
See instructor for complete list

Papers - 75%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20426 S01 09:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am W        Enrolled:14 Limit:20
23840 S02 09:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am Th   Dickinson Hall   211   Enrolled:14 Limit:20