HSTR 130

History of Science

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 260

Survey of some of the major developments of Western science from antiquity to the early 20th century. Topics include: the relations between science and religion; the social foundations of scientific activity; the philosophical assumptions of scientific practice.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 130, HIST 260.
  • No background in science is required prior to taking this course.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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