(24 Lectures, 10 Tutorials)
This lecture course explores the fantastic visions of humanity’s future inspired by the advance of the biological sciences during the twentieth century. Biology provided the scientific underpinning for societal hopes and fears
embodied in such cultural icons as robots, aliens, “brains in a vat,” and super-humans.
Distribution Requirement Status: Humanities
Breadth Requirement: Creative and Cultural Representations (1)