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The Scientific Revolution

Understanding the Roots of Modern Science

This course has been created for those working in science who wish to know more about the origins of modern science. It’s also been created for people with a general interest in science and history. You can use the hashtag #FLscientificrevolution to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Understanding ‘science’
  • Aristotelian ‘science’ vs. the ‘new’ science
  • Experience, experiments and instruments
  • The role of scientific hypotheses
  • Science and society
  • Science, religion and secularisation
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Rating 4.0 based on 2 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 15 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $44
From University of Groningen via FutureLearn
Instructors Tom Spits, Andrea Sangiacomo, Doina-Cristina Rusu, Han Thomas Adriaenssen, Katarina M., Jasper Geurink, Linda Ham
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Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering
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University of Groningen

Rating 4.0 based on 2 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 15 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $44
From University of Groningen via FutureLearn
Instructors Tom Spits, Andrea Sangiacomo, Doina-Cristina Rusu, Han Thomas Adriaenssen, Katarina M., Jasper Geurink, Linda Ham
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering
Tags C R Science, Engineering & Maths