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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2005

HIS 322D • Scientif Revolutn of 17th Cen

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38515 MWF
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
GAR 1
Hunt

Course Description

The Scientific Revolution of the 17th century produced a series of fundamental shifts in the way people have viewed the natural world and their own place in it. In this course we will examine some of the roots of this revolution, trace its main outlines, and trace the main outlines of the new world it helped to create.

Grading Policy

Grades will be based on three essay exams (25% each) and a short paper on a topic to be assigned (25%).

Texts

Books (tentative list): Stillman Drake (ed.), DISCOVERIES AND OPINIONS OF GALILEO James Voelkel, JOHANNES KEPLER Peter Dear, REVOLUTIONIZING THE SCIENCES Michael R. Matthews (ed.), THE SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND TO MODERN PHILOSOPHY

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