ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION, & SOCIETY
ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION, & SOCIETY BIO 301M
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Lecture 1 1202012 30200 PM What is science Scientific Thinking o St Augustine in his study by Sandro Botticelli 1480 0 Artist shows St Augustine looking away from scientific device used by astronomers o Symbolism reflects the 15th C church s uneasy accommodation with scientific thinking o Religion 0 To an extent yes there is evidence that contradicts religious ideas 0 Is religionGod real o Life after death 0 No science cannot tell the future or supernatural 0 When we die does life just end or is there a life after death o Science is an intellectual activity encompassing observation description explanation experimentation and understanding of natural phenomena 0 Science is not simply a body of knowledge How do you know if a claim is valid scientifically o Question scientific claims on merchandise packages etc 0 Ensure 1994 markets to old people 0 Ensure 2011 markets to everyone and makes possibly false claims 1202012 30200 PM 1202012 30200 PM