Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Religion and the Origins of Modern ScienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102002.1

Discipline: HISTORY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sarah Irving-Stonebraker


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 40 credit points of study in currently enrolled course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Between about 1450 and 1700 Europe witnessed a fundamental transformation in the pursuit of natural knowledge which gave birth to what we now call modern science. The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the issues surrounding the study of the Scientific Revolution, particularly those concerning the influence of religion. How was the study of nature pursued before this historical moment? What was the influence of the Protestant Reformation upon the emergence of modern science? Students will also be introduced to the historiographic debates surrounding the validity and usefulness of the term 'Scientific Revolution'.


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1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1696.2Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.3Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1706.1Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.2Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
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1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
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Specialisations

M1033.1History and Political ThoughtCONTINUING
M1054.1History and Political ThoughtCURRENT
M1102.1Secondary TeachingCONTINUING
M1118.1Modern HistoryCURRENT
M1120.1Secondary TeachingCURRENT
M1136.1Modern HistoryCURRENT
M1137.1History and Political ThoughtCURRENT
SM1041.1History and Political ThoughtCONTINUING
SM1072.1History and Political ThoughtCURRENT
SM1121.1Modern HistoryCONTINUING
SM1134.1Modern HistoryCURRENT
SM1136.1Studies of ReligionCURRENT
SM1144.1Modern HistoryCURRENT
SM1145.1History and Political ThoughtCURRENT




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