HPS326H1: History of Science and Religion

Hours: 
24L

From its origins in the Renaissance, modern science has developed in the context of European religious beliefs and institutions. Although cases of conflict like Galileo or the Monkey Trial are famous, more common are cases of scientists like Newton or Faraday whose religious convictions were crucial to their scientific success.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)