Description
GALILEO AND ALL THAT
** available as of 06/30/2021
This seminar focuses on Galileo┬┐s contributions to the cultural revolution of the seventeenth century, including the astronomical discoveries, the physics of falling bodies, the philosophy of nature, the harmony of religion and science. The seminar approaches Galileo in the broader humanistic, philosophical, mathematical and religious context of early modern Europe. His ingenious experiments are really or virtually re-enacted in order to illuminate his creative pathways towards. The seminar traces Galileo's lasting legacy in the controversies that shaped the history and philosophy of modern science.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2810
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus