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Course Description

This course explores the major scientific and technical advances in Western civilization from the Ancient World to 1700 CE. It treats the sciences and technology as being historically significant in themselves, and also as a part of the larger social and cultural framework. Major topics include: Greek natural philosophy, Graeco-Roman technology, mediaeval technology and social change, the Renaissance and technology, and the scientific revolution of the 1600s. Emphasis is placed on the transformation of physics and astronomy associated with Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, and Newton.

Requisites

Antirequisites: HIS 216 and HIS 417
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Course Sections

Class Number
1345
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 23, 2020 to Aug 04, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $567.43 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information