Intellectual history unit of relevance to students in humanities, social and health sciences.
This course introduces students to significant aspects of the intellectual evolution and social influence of biomedical and social sciences in Britain, France and Germany from the later eighteenth century to 1945. Topics covered include: theories of life, reproduction and disease; the emergence of the modern medical and nursing professions; theories of mind and brain physiology; the diagnosis & treatment of madness; public health in early industrial Europe; scientific explanations of crime and social deviancy; medicine and society in Nazi Germany
|Unit name||Mind, Brain and Body in Europe, 1750-1945|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Professor Paul Turnbull
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Weekly online lecture and related digital activities; participation in weekly online discussion forums
2500-word essay (40%), 500 word annotated bibliography assignment (10%), participation in online discussion forum (10%), examination submitted on-line (40%)
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