The MOOC has been abandoned but the introduction might still interest some readers. Michael Flower kindly recomposed part of it with introduction and videos.

"Scientific humanities" means the extension of interpretative skills to the discoveries made by science and to technical innovations. The course will equip future citizens with the means to be at ease with many issues that straddle the distinctions between science, morality, politics and society.
The course provides concepts and methods to :

  • learn the basics of the field called “science...