Proseminar: Historiography and Methods

Semester: Fall
Offered: 2014, 2015

This course provides an introduction to the scholarly field that is the history of science. It gives a necessarily brief and partial overview of some of the major themes and issues that occupy the field, and it offers an opportunity to investigate ways in which influential scholars in the field have gone about their work. We will critically examine a variety of dominant themes, issues, and approaches in the field with reference to epistemological, methodological, and general historiographical questions concerning science as a subject of historical inquiry.

Click here for the Fall 2015 syllabus.