Examines science and technology's rise to the status of political, cultural and economic leader of the modern world. Also considers the ambitions and limits of the modern scientific enterprise, and investigates whether scientists are adequately equipped to lead humanity's political, spiritual and evolutionary future. Readings are drawn from primary sources in history, economics politics, philosophy and literature. Recommended prerequisite: ENLP 2000 or ENLP 3000. Recommended restriction: this course is recommended for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.