The Scientific Revolution: 1500 - 1800

  • SOC-967
  • 3  Credits
  • Correspondence
  • 4.91 out of 5 stars

Explore the key discoveries, theories, personalities, and impact of the Scientific Revolution in Europe in the 16th through 18th centuries, including the conflict between scientific advances and traditional religious and cultural views of the period. Comparisons with the current revolution in science and technology will be examined. Participants are responsible for obtaining the book by John Gribbin, The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of its Greatest Inventors (2004), and a NOVA/Public Television DVD: Galileo's Battle for the Heavens, which includes printable materials for educators.

NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.

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