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NSP 4503 - The Universe We Live In

Credits: 3
Capstone course for the “Universe We Live In” category of the Newman Studies Program. The following questions suggest the kinds of topics to be explored in specific courses: How have modern scientists attempted to explain the physical universe in which we live? How does modern science differ from earlier scientific paradigms? How does the scientific method compare to the ways that other disciplines go about understanding the world? What is the relationship of science to technology? What ethical implications accompany the technologies that have come from scientific research? How have Catholicism and other faith traditions accommodated or responded to the development of modern scientific theories, and in what ways have they influenced scientific discovery?

Offering: As Needed.

Notes: SO standing, completion of NSP skills courses.