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Hum/H 8 b
Civilization, Science, and Archaeology: The Development of Science from Babylon through the Renaissance
9 units (3-0-6)  | second and third terms
Connections in antiquity between astrology and astronomy, early theories of light, Islamic science, new concepts of knowledge during the European Middle Ages and Renaissance, the early laboratory, the development of linear perspective, the origins of the Copernican and Keplerian systems of astronomy, and the science of Galileo. Not offered 2018-19.
Instructor: Buchwald