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BIOL 457. History and Philosophy of Biology

Credits: 3
Department: Biology
Description: Origins of science and history of biological discoveries. The development of modern biology. Philosophical bases for the biological sciences.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Prereq.: junior-senior, graduate student status.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Assemble critical junctures of paradigm shifts in the biological sciences.
2. Synthesize classical approaches to knowledge with modern scientific theory.
3. Compose and write critical reviews of current literature in evolutionary theory.
4. Formulate cohesive approaches to current questions in the life sciences.

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