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2017-2018 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 Foundations - Historical Perspectives. Offered fall, winter, and occasional spring/summer semesters. Offered for SWS credit during the spring/summer semester.

Credits: 3



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