Revolution in Western Science, from Aristotle to the Enlightenment
Hours per week:
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
An introduction to central topics in the history and philosophy of science in Western culture up to the end of the 18th century, including discussion of the emergence, success and relative prestige of science; the concepts of progress and revolution; and the establishment and implementation of the Newtonian worldview in its social context.†
Additional Course Information
- Registration status: senior student.