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HIST 260 101 (Lecture)

Science and Society in the Contemporary World

An introduction to the historical development, conceptual foundations, and cultural significance of contemporary science. Themes will vary from year to year.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 17, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Tue Thu8:009:30BuchananD217
Instructor: BRAIN, ROBERT
TA: JELSING, KADEN


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:18
Currently Registered:14
General Seats Remaining:18
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Select one Discussion from sections L1A, L1D, L1E
-  Cross-listed with PHIL 260. History students may register in HIST or PHIL.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Copenhagen Required FRAYN 9780385720793
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Required DICK 9780345404473
On Bullshit Required FRANKFURT 9780691122946
Prompt & Utter Destruction: Truman and The Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan 2/E Optional WALKER J SAMUEL 9780807856079
Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and The Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan 3 Required WALKER J SAMUEL 9781469628974