Week Three

Thomas Kuhn, Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Week Four

Bruno Latour, Science in Action

Reidy, “Tides of Empire”

Week Five

Peter J. Bowler, Evolution: the History of an Idea (2009), pp. 1-95

Londa Shiebinger, “Gender and Natural History”

Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. Selections

Week Six

Peter J. Bowler, Evolution: the History of an Idea (2009), pp. 96-346.

Reidy, “Mountaineering, Masculinity, and the Male Body in Victorian Britain”

Week Seven

R. C. Lewontin, “Causes and their Effects,” in Biology as Ideology: the Doctrine of DNA (Harper, 1993), pp. 41-57.

Week Nine

Peter J. Bowler, Evolution: the History of an Idea (2009), pp. 347-381.

Edward O. Wilson, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, “Chapter 26: Man”, pp. 271-304

Richard Lewontin, Biology as Ideology (1991), “Causes and their Effects,” pp. 41-57, and “A Story in Textbooks”, pp. 87-104 .

Stephen Jay Gould, “Sociobiology: The Art of Storytelling,” New Scientists, November 1978, pp. 530-533.

Timothy J. LeCain, The Matter of History (2018), “Natural Born Humans,” pp. 67-139.

Julia Thomas, “History and Biology in the Anthropocene,” AHR (2014)

Week Eleven

Valencius, The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes (2015)

Week Thirteen

Galison, Einstein’s Clocks, Poincaré’s Maps: Empires of Time

Week Fourteen

Josh Howe, “The Stories We Tell,” HSNS, Vol. 42, no. 3 (2012): pp. 244-254.

Paige Madison, “The Paleontological Imagination,” HSNS, Vol. 47, no. 2 (2017), pp. 255-262.

Reidy, “The Most Recent Orogony: Verticality and Why Mountains Matter,”  HSNS, Vol. 47, no. 4 (2017): xx-yy.

Will Wright- Geological Semantics

Birdie Kushner, “The Question Concerning Reproductive Technology,” HSNS, Vol. 48, No. 4 (2018), pp. 526-535.