(24 Lectures, 10 Tutorials)
The course focuses on famous debates in science, such as the Leibniz-Clarke debate on the nature of space, time and God, the Huxley-Wilberforce debate on evolution and the Bohr-Einstein debate on the nature of the quantum reality. The main aim is to explore the philosophical ideas involved in these debates in their historical context.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)