Survey of History of Science up to 1750

HPSC-X506 — Fall 2020

William Newman
Distance Synchronous Video
Days and Times
W 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Course Description

This is an introductory course designed for all students with an interest in the history of the science and their cultural contexts. We will cover select topics from Greek, Medieval, and early modern science, emphasizing both primary sources and contemporary historiographical debates. We will include aspects of natural philosophy, astronomy, the medical disciplines, and the development of experiment. Students from a broad variety of backgrounds will be welcome and their varied expertise in the science, humanities, or languages will be valued highly.

Topic: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Enlightenment science.

 3 credits

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