OSPHONGK28

An Introduction to the Development of Science and Technology in China

Stanford Program in Hong Kong VPUE - VP of Undergraduate Education

Course Description

Science and technology in China from antiquity to the present is surveyed through the study of selected topics in some depth. Particular emphasis is given to science and technology as a window to appreciate certain aspects of Chinese culture and history. Two important questions are explored through contrasting China with the West: the conditions for the development of modern science and the central role of science and technology in modernization.

Grading Basis

RLT - Letter (ABCD/NP)

Min

4

Max

4

Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?

No

Course Component

Lecture

Enrollment Optional?

No

Programs

OSPHONGK28 is a completion requirement for: