BIOL 436 Evolution and Society (3 credits)

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Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)


Biology (Sci) : Explores the impact that biological evolution and evolutionary thinking have on society. Topics include intelligence, language, race, gender, medicine, genetically modified organisms, politics, and creationism.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Abouheif, Ehab; Reader, Simon (Fall)

  • Fall

  • Prerequisite: BIOL 304 or permission of the instructor

  • Course instructors will introduce each topic and lead discussion, while an invited lecturer will focus on a particular aspect of that topic.

  • Enrolment limited to 25 students.

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