Description
SCIENCE AND VALUES
This course will examine values as they appear in scientific reasoning and practice. It will deal with issues such as the distinction between cognitive and social values, and how values enter into the selection of theories and research projects, and their subsequent applications. It will also take up the ethical assumptions and implications of scientific judgments and policy decisions.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Component
Seminar - Required
Offering
Course
HPS 2649
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus