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Biology 4010 Medical Quackery and Pseudoscience
The rise of medical quacks and charlatans and their distortion of real science to exploit medical and biological research, particularly from the 19th to the 21st centuries. Philosophy of science; development of the scientific method; elements of pseudoscience; examples of pseudoscience throughout history; tools for medical and scientific literacy.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences