This course explores shifting attitudes towards science, technology, nature, and the environment in the German-speaking world, through a range of cultural works (e.g., media documents, literary texts, films). In addition to examining the ways in which technological and ecological ethics have changed over time, the course considers what roles cultural works have played in public debates around scientific discoveries and technological advances. Taught in English.
Regular grades are awarded for this course: A, B, C, D, E. Available to qualified students for pass/fail option.
Freshman Composition, Two Courses from Tier One, Traditions and Cultures.
Course may be taken by special exam for credit (not for grade).
General Education Tier Two - Humanities