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The Scientific Revolution, 1500 to 1800


About the Course:

The history of science in the West from Copernicus to Lavoisier: the transition from medieval, theocentric views of human nature and its operation to secular and mechanistic views in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the transition from natural philosophy to science. The role of science in Western culture.


HIST 4B or upper-division standing


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Brad Bouley   

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