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ARCH 4130 - Modernity in Culture, Civilization, and Architecture 2


Building on the knowledge, critical perspectives, and abilities that students have acquired in the previous history, theory, and criticism courses, this course continues the study of the ideas, values, theories, and practices that contributed to the rise of modernity in the western world and eventually on a global scale. This course explores the ideal of modernity as both a cultural phenomenon as it emerged in the Enlightenment with ideas of progress, the technological enframing of the world, scientific rationality, historical consciousness, etc.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 2



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