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The Scientific Revolution

Understanding the Roots of Modern Science

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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 4.3 based on 3 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (in 7 days)
Cost $44
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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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Rating 4.3 based on 3 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (in 7 days)
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

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