Departments & Programs

History and Philosophy of Science


The Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPSC) is concerned with the structure and development of the natural, social, and medical sciences and the interplay between science and society. The department provides a diverse set of courses for undergraduates interested in the foundations of scientific knowledge, scientific methods and practices, the rise of science and medicine from their origins to the present, and the social and intellectual impacts of science and medicine.

Majors, Minors, and Programs

Contact Information

History and Philosophy of Science
Indiana University
130 Goodbody Hall
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005

(812) 855-3622
hpscdept [at] indiana [dot] edu