Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
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Philosophy 3340F/G


In-depth examination of contemporary philosophical debates arising from modern biology. Topics explored may include the structure of evolutionary theory, the notions of fitness and adaptation, functions and teleological explanation, the ontological status of species, reductionism and levels of explanation, and social and moral implications of biological research.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 Philosophy course at the 2000-2999 level, or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3.0 hours.

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

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