PL 238 - Philosophy of Technology and Social Transformation
(3 cr.) What is technology? How do science and technology relate to human values? What role should technology play in our everyday lives? Do technological developments result in greater freedom? How should technology shape our cities and the natural environment, now and in the future? Students in this course critically examine these and other related issues, using a range of philosophical texts, science fiction and film. Prerequisite: PL 101, FYS 101 or QU 101; Every Other Year, Fall

Fall 2016