Science and Film: What do the movies tell us about the humanistic side of science? – Razor Lecture

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Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee, Tallahassee FL

Jan 15
Science and Film: What do the movies tell us about the humanistic side of science? – Razor Lecture

Michael Ruse, Ph.D. | Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy | Director of the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science | Florida State University

Film is not just entertainment. It can provide the basis of a learning experience about social issues to do with or created by science. Thus, Inherit the Wind about science and religion; Contact about women in science; and Kinsey about sexual orientation. This talk explores some of these movies and what they can tell us about ourselves

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