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
Subject Code: PHILOSOP
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