NYU Steinhardt

Science and the Professions: Philosophies of Applied Science

  • Course Number: PHED-GE 2090
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Discussion of philosophies of applied science & technology; the relationships between pure & applied science; the utilization of knowledge claims regarding science & applied science in various professions; interpretations of problems of autonomy, legitimization, accountability, & responsibility in the light of the criteria of rationality subscribed to by diverse professions; the education relevant to a practitioner.
  • Old Course Number: E50.2090