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PHL 474 – Philosophy of Biology (4)

An introduction to some of the conceptual challenges engendered by contemporary evolutionary biology, including the nature of fitness, natural selection, adaptations, and species; identifying organisms, traits, and the units of selection; the evidence required to support particular adaptive or historical hypotheses; and others. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

Course Attributes
Core, Synth, Sci/Tech/Soc

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
F23179014004StaffOnline Open252500
Registration Restrictions
Recommended: Previous university-level coursework in either philosophy or the biological sciences
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact department to request syllabus.
Find textbooks for PHL 474 at the OSU Beaver Store (current term only). For questions related to course materials, contact the OSU Beaver Store.

= Signifies the course as a Baccalaureate Core Course.
= Signifies that fees may apply to the course.
+ = Include restriction.
- = Exclude restriction.
* = Prereq may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course.