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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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IHSS 1310 - Cultures of Scientific Revolutions


Examines the major transformations of science – including Copernicus and Galileo, the Scientific Revolution, evolutionary theory, relativity theory and quantum mechanics, the Manhattan Project, climate research – from the perspectives of history, philosophy, social science, and literature. Builds understandings of scientific inquiry as a creative activity, inextricable from social and political context.

When Offered: Fall term even years.



Credit Hours: 4



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