Course Description

Investigations of the life and discoveries of Charles Darwin. Beginning with pre-Darwinian ideas on transmutation. Darwin’s life is outlined from the voyage of the Beagle to the publication of the theory of natural selections and its subsequent reception by scientific and nonscientific community. Commentary from critics and supporters of Darwin’s work aid in understanding the current status of the theory of natural selection and its influence. 

Course Materials

The most recent course syllabus for the lecture can be found here and the lab syllabus can be found here.

Virtual Version

This course is typically offered over Interterm as a virtual version.  In order to see the syllabus for this version of the course lecture see here and for the lab see here