SCHAWLOW STREAM COURSES

VIC172Y1
Physical Sciences Today
Professor Emanuel Istrate
W 2-4

How is science performed and what enables scientific progress? What are our responsibilities as scientists? We base the discussion mostly on the development of microscopy tools. We look at how scientific discoveries affect and were affected by society. This course explores the complementary skills and knowledge needed by modern scientists.Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite: admission to Vic One
Corequisite: VIC173Y1 and 1.0 FCE selected from first-year course offerings in the sciences (0.5 FCE must be a CHM, MAT, or PHY course)
Exclusion: Innis One, Munk One, New One, SMC One, Trinity One, UC One, Woodsworth One, 199 seminars, Vic One Hundred courses.
Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science or Science
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)



VIC173Y1
Philosophy of Science for Physical Scientists
Professor Hakob Barseghyan
F 2-4

This course introduces students to some of the issues in the philosophy of science, in general, and in the philosophy of physics, in particular. Topics include the scientific method and its controversies, the meaning of time and its properties, realism versus competing approaches, thought experiments, and quantum mechanics. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite: admission to Vic One
Corequisite: VIC172Y1 and 1.0 FCE selected from first-year course offerings in the sciences (0.5 FCE must be a PHY or CHM course)
Exclusion: Innis One, Munk One, New One, SMC One, Trinity One, UC One, Woodsworth One, 199 seminars, Vic One Hundred courses.
Distribution Requirement Status: Social Science or Science
Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)

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