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Title : 21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe from the 17th to the Early 19th Centuries (MIT)

Title : 21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe from the 17th to the Early 19th Centuries (MIT)

Description : This course asks students to consider the ways in which social theorists, institutional reformers, and political revolutionaries in the 17th through 19th centuries seized upon insights developed in the natural sciences and mathematics to change themselves and the society in which they lived. Students study trials, art, literature and music to understand developments in Europe and its colonies in these two centuries. Covers works by Newton, Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, Marx, and Darwin.

Description : This course asks students to consider the ways in which social theorists, institutional reformers, and political revolutionaries in the 17th through 19th centuries seized upon insights developed in the natural sciences and mathematics to change themselves and the society in which they lived. Students study trials, art, literature and music to understand developments in Europe and its colonies in these two centuries. Covers works by Newton, Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, Marx, and Darwin.

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromyear : 2011

Fromyear : 2011

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2011-12-19T16:13:29+05:00

Date : 2011-12-19T16:13:29+05:00

Relation : 21H.433

Relation : 21H.433

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : history

Subject : history

Subject : history of intellectualism

Subject : history of intellectualism

Subject : reason

Subject : reason

Subject : enlightenment

Subject : enlightenment

Subject : french revolution

Subject : french revolution

Subject : history of science

Subject : history of science

Subject : isaac newton

Subject : isaac newton

Subject : decartes

Subject : decartes

Subject : art history

Subject : art history