PAR 360 - Philosophy of Evolution Credits: 3
Prerequisite: PAR 101 or consent of instructor. Examination of philosophical issues found in the study of evolution: origins of the theory; impact on science; methodology of Darwinian and contemporary evolutionary studies; concepts of species, natural selection and adaptation and its mechanisms; application of evolutionary theory of human culture; and debates over creationism and sociobiology. Partially Satisfies University Studies III: Thematic Transdisciplinary Cluster/Evolution.
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