Lecture notes for Nats 1730A, Scientific Change
 

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        Introductory lecture: prehistory Introductory lecture: prehistory Introductory lecture: prehistory

        Civilization Civilization Civilization

        Numbers and Counting Numbers and Counting Numbers and Counting

        Greece Greece Greece

        Pythagoras Pythagoras Pythagoras

        Plato Plato Plato

        Aristotle Aristotle Aristotle

        Euclid Euclid Euclid

        Ptolemy Ptolemy Ptolemy

        Rome Rome Rome

        Renaissance Renaissance Renaissance

        Copernicus Copernicus Copernicus

        Tycho Brahe & Kepler Tycho Brahe & Kepler Tycho Brahe & Kepler

        Galileo, Astronomer Galileo, Astronomer Galileo, Astronomer

        Galileo, Physicist Galileo, Physicist Galileo, Physicist

        Descartes Descartes Descartes

        Newton Newton Newton

        The Newtonian Synthesis The Newtonian Synthesis The Newtonian Synthesis

        The Three Traditions The Three Traditions The Three Traditions

        Scientific Discovery Scientific Discovery Scientific Discovery

        Scientific Method Scientific Method Scientific Method

        Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry

        The Enlightenment The Enlightenment The Enlightenment

        Energy Energy Energy

        Electromagnetism Electromagnetism Electromagnetism

        Relativity Relativity Relativity

        Atoms Atoms Atoms

        Cosmology Cosmology Cosmology

        Life Life Life

        Evolution Evolution Evolution

        The Microscope and Cell Theory The Microscope and Cell Theory The Microscope and Cell Theory

        Genetics Genetics Genetics

        DNA DNA DNA

 

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Updated March 8, 2011

  

Dr. B. E. Wall
York University
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