2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHIL 350 - History of Ideas: Scientific Revolution


Credits: Three (3)
A detailed study of the transition from the Greco-Medieval conception of the universe to the modern idea, the course concerns itself with the major thinkers of this era such as Nicolas Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, John Kepler, Galileo, and Isaac Newton. The course traces the historical causes of this important conceptual revolution and assesses its impact upon European civilization at that time.