Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Philosophy 3341F/G

PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY FOR BIOLOGISTS


An introduction to philosophical methods including reading and writing philosophical arguments, followed by five topical modules. Four modules focus on particular fields within the life sciences: evolutionary biology, genetics and genomics, ecology, and cognitive science. A final module examines ethical issues related to research in the life sciences.

Prerequisite(s): Third or fourth year standing in Biology or permission of the Philosophy department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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