History of Science

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

History

Course Number: 
213
Institution: 
Amherst College

[EUP] An introduction to some major issues in the history of science from antiquity to the twentieth century. Topics will include the genesis and decay of a scientific tradition in Greco-Roman antiquity, the reconstitution of that tradition in medieval Europe, the revolution in scientific methods of the seventeenth century, and the emergence of science as a source of power, profit, and cultural authority during the past century. Two class meetings per week.

Spring semester. Professor Servos.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
HIST-213-01-1213S

Course Sections

History of Science
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

John Servos

jwservos@amherst.edu

TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM

CHAP 101