Certificate in Science Leadership and Communication - Bio-Politics: Human Nature in Contemporary Thought HSTC 2206   Bio-Politics: Human Nature in Contemporary Thought
CREDIT HOURS: 3
To what extent do biology and culture determine what it is to be human? Drawing on theorists ranging from Foucault to Steven Pinker, this course will examine the recent political, moral and existential issues raised by attempts to answer that question. Topics will include socio-biology, evolutionary psychology, the construction of human kinds and the problem of free will.
FORMAT: Lecture
CROSS-LISTING: CTMP 2203.03