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Introduction to the Modern History of Science and Technology (27826) | Dr. Nurit Kirsch

 This core course is an introduction to the history of modern science and technology, from the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century and through the mid twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on the concept of “scientific revolution” via discussion of the events that lead to the creation of new scientific disciplines and practices. The interplay of politics and scientific knowledge will also be a central theme.