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VR275 – The Western Mind in Revolution


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Credits: 3 credits

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Degree Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering/Mechanical Engineering

Terms Offered: Summer

Description:

This course will treat six major interpretations of the human condition from the 16th to the 20th centuries generated by intellectual revolutions in astronomy (Copernicus: the heliocentric theory) theology (Luther: the Reformation), biology (Darwin: evolution of the species), sociology (Marx: Communism), psychology (Freud: psychoanalysis), and physics (Einstein: the theory of relativity).

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