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UNIV 222. Pseudoscience. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Course critically evaluates controversial fringes of scientific inquiry, such as those related to paranormal investigations and quack medicine. By engaging with topics chosen from astronomy, anthropology, biology, mathematics, medicine, philosophy and psychology, students will apply critical thinking skills to a variety of strange and provocative ideas.

Department of Focused Inquiry

...Society ( UNIV 217 ), Pseudoscience ( UNIV 222 ) and What's the Big Idea? ( UNIV 299 ). UNIV...