HPS260H1: Biology and the Future: Science and Science Fiction

Hours

24L

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.

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Mode of Delivery
In Class