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PHL 714

Philosophy of Biology

This course explores philosophical questions arising from the biological sciences. Topics may include: the status of biology as an empirical science, the existence of biological laws, the existence of design in nature, the nature of species, and the possibility of 'reducing' biology to physics. The course may also explore possible relations between evolutionary theory and human culture and ethics.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

Minimum of five PHL/CPHL courses

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Philosophy