Jun 02, 2020  
2007-2009 Catalog 
    
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHL 312 - History and Philosophy of Science


A course in philosophy(3)h

Nature of science; major revolutions in science, especially the Copernican-Newtonian revolution in astronomy and physics in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Descartes, Harvey and Newton. Darwinian revolution and the philosophy of the social sciences. Nontechnical; for non-scientists as well as science students.



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