Adrian Johns





This is a list of courses I have taught at Chicago.  Clicking on the links will lead you to syllabi.  Some of them are quite old, but I do return to courses regularly, so if you are interested in one that hasn’t been taught for a few years please let me know.


Undergraduate courses

Science, Culture, and Society II

Science, Culture, and Society III

Favorite Readings in History and Philosophy of Science

Early Modern Britain


Graduate courses

(Some open to undergraduates too – interested students should contact me)


Academic Warfare


The book in early modern Europe


Early modern Britain


History and Historiography of Science


History of Reading


History of Information


Intellectual Property and Piracy


Introduction to Science Studies


Natural Philosophy 1200-1800





History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science