2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
HSC 201 - The Scientific Revolution
Examines the revolutionary changes in people's view of their world and of themselves during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, from an animated magical world to a clockwork universe inhabited by mechanical men. The works of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton are examined; their impact on society, religion, literature, and morals is sketched. Fulfills Foundation - Historical Perspectives. Offered fall, winter, and occasional spring/summer semesters. Offered for SWS credit during the spring/summer semester.