Module Identifier HY36130  
Module Title SCIENCE AND SOCIETY IN EUROPE 1600-1700  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor Gareth Williams  
Semester Intended For Use In Future Years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Mutually Exclusive HA36130  
Course delivery Lecture   18 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 Hours  
Assessment Exam   3 Hours   60%  
  Essay   2 essays (1 x 4,000 words, 1 x 2,500 words)   40%  

Brief description
This option module aims to provide a social interpretation of the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Traditional assumptions about the universe and the world of nature were not easily overthrown nor were magical beliefs rejected by major figures like Kepler and Issac Newton.