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John Dalton (17661844)
Symbols for chemical elements:
I. Oxygen
2. Hydrogen
3. Nitrogen
4. Carbon
5. Sulphur
6. Phosphorus
7. Gold
8. Platinum
9. Silver
10. Mercury
11. Copper
12. Iron
13. Nickel
14. Tin
15. Lead
16. Zinc
17. Bismuth
18. Antimony
19. Arsenic
20. Cobalt
21. Manganese
22. Uranium
23. Tungsten
24. Titanium
25. Cerium
26. Potassium
27. Sodium
28. Calcium
29. Magnesium
30. Barium
31. Strontium
32. Aluminium
33. Silicon
34. Yttrium
35. Beryllium
36. Zirconium
from www.alchemywebsite.com


Recently Offered Graduate Courses (Click on a semester for course materials)

Less Offered Graduate Courses

  • 2512 Ancient scientific astronomy
  • 2515 Perspectives in History of Science
  • 2530 Reading seminar in history of science
  • 2531 Freud and psychoanalysis
  • 2545 Aristotle's biology
  • 2556 Aristotle's matter theory
  • 2559 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
  • 2560 The Molecular Revolution in Biology
  • 2562 Probability and Statistics
  • 2563 History of Medicine
  • 2579 Behaviorism: Origins, Evolution & Critique
  • 2580 Modern Cosmology
  • 2623 Perspectives in Philosophy of Science
  • 2625 Mathematics for Foundations
  • 2627 Philosophy of Physics
  • 2633 Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • 2634 Topics in Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • 2651 History and Philosophy of Economics
  • 2652 Recent Topics in the Philosophy of Social Sciences
  • 2657 Philosophy of Biology
  • 2658 Philosophy of medicine
  • 2659 Neurobiology and reduction
  • 2663 Perception
  • 2670 Topics in the sociology of knowledge
  • 2672 Philosophy of biology and medicine
  • 2674 Artificial intelligence and the logic of discovery
  • 2680 Reading seminar in philosophy of science
  • 2684 Perceptual theory and experimentation
  • 2686 Causality in the social sciences
  • 2688 Scientific Explanation
  • 2691 Perspectives in History and Philosophy of Science
  • 2693 Philosophy of science in the humanities
  • 2696 Philosophy of perspectives on feminism
  • 2498 Department program seminar
  • 2497 Teaching practicum
  • 2902 Pre-MA directed study
  • 2990 Independent study
  • 3000 Dissertation research
  • 3902 Advanced directed study

 

Recently Offered Undergraduate Courses (Click on a semester for course materials)

  • 0410 Einstein for Everyone: Modern Science and its Surprises: offered Spring Term.
  • 0427 Myth and Science: cross-listed with CLASS 0330; offered frequently.
    1. 04-2 Jim Tabery
    2. 03-1 Greg Frost
  • 0430 NEW! Galileo and the creation of modern science: 3 credits, offered Fall Term.
  • 0437 Darwinism and its Critics: offered infrequently.
  • 0515 Magic, Medicine, and Science: cross-listed with HIST 0089; offered frequently.
    1. 02-3 Hao Tang
    2. 02-3 Jim Tabery
  • 0517 Thinking about the Environment: offered frequently.
  • 0605 The Nature of Emotions
  • 0610 Causal Reasoning
    1. 04-2 Ingo Brigandt
  • 0611 Principles of Scientific Reasoning
    1. 03-2 Ingo Brigandt
  • 0612 Mind and Medicine: offered each Fall Term.
  • 0613 Morality and Medicine: offered frequently.
    1. 04-2 Megan Delehanty
    2. 02-2 Jim Tabery
  • 0621 Problem Solving: How Science Works
    1. 04-1 Ingo Brigandt
  • 0623 Explanations of Humans and Society: offered frequently.
  • 0626 Development of Modern Biology: offered infrequently.
    1. 03-2 Jim Tabery
  • 0630 Science and Pseudoscience: offered frequently.
  • 0633 Science, Philosophy, and Public Policy.
  • 1410 Change, Progress, and Ideology: offered Fall Term.
  • 1502 Astrology and Witchcraft
  • 1531 Man and the Cosmos in the European Renaissance
  • 1600 Philosophy and the Rise of Modern Science: cross-listed with PHIL 1600
  • 1605 Aesthetics and Science: offered infrequently.
  • 1610 Philosophy of Anthropology: cross-listed with PHIL 1630, ANTH 1710; offered frequently.
  • 1612 Philosophy of 20th Century Physics: offered regularly.
  • 1616 Artificial Intelligence and the Philosophy of Science: offered infrequently.
    1. Fall 2003 (04-01) Paul Griffiths
  • 1620 Philosophy of Biology: cross-listed with PHIL 1650
  • 1627 Living with Technology: offered infrequently.
  • 1653 Seminar in Philosophy of Science: offered each Fall Term.
  • 1660 Paradox; cross-listed with PHIL 1660
  • 1690 Topics in Philosophy of Science: cross-listed with PHIL 1690

 

Less Offered Undergraduate Courses

  • 0419 Revolutions and Revolutionaries: offered infrequently.
  • 0545 Space-Time-Matter: Antiquity to the 20th Century: offered infrequently.
  • 0546 Space-Time-Matter Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0545; 1 credit.
  • 0547 Space-Time-Matter Writing Practicum: co-requisite HPS 0545; 0 credits.
  • 0614 Mind and Medicine Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0612; offered Fall Term; 1 credit.
  • 0615 Mind and Medicine Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0612; offered Fall Term; 0 credits.
  • 0616 Artificial Intelligence and the Philosophy of Science: offered infrequently.
  • 0620 Science and Religion: cros0620 Science and Religion: cross listed with PHIL 0840; UHC.
  • 0624 Explanations of Humans and Society Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0623; offered regularly; 1 credit.
  • 0625 Explanations of Humans and Society Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0623; offered regularly; 0 credits.
  • 0634 Science, Philosophy, and Public Policy Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0633; 0 credits.
  • 0635 Science, Philosophy, and Public Policy Writing Practicum: co-requisite: HPS 0633; 1 credit.
  • 1407 Einstein: offered infrequently.
  • 1508 Classics in the History of Science: offered infrequently.
  • 1600 Philosophy and the Rise of Modern Science: cross-listed with PHIL 1600
  • 1615 Philosophy of Social Science: offered infrequently.
  • 1625 Philosophy of Medicine.
  • 1682 Freedom and Determinism: offered infrequently.
  • 1702 Junior/Senior Seminar for HPS Undergraduate Majors
  • 1703 Writing Workshop for HPS Undergraduate Majors
  • 1800 Special Topics in History and Philosophy of Science
  • 1901 Independent Study: registration by permission from department only; offered each semester; may be taken as UHC; variable credits 1-6.

 


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