Biology in Society Senior Seminar
Bryn Mawr College, Fall 2010
A discussion of the nature of biology, and science in general, and of their reciprocal relationships to broader social and cultural activities. In addition to in class conversation, students will participate in on-line forum discussion of papers on this general subject, lead discussions and write web papers on topics of particular interest to themselves, and write a senior paper on one such topic that will also appear on-line. Others are welcome to join in the conversation by way of background readings and on-line forums.