PHIL 350 History and Philosophy of Ancient Science (3 credits)

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Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Philosophy : Topics in ancient pure mathematics (geometry and number theory), "mixed mathematics" (astronomy, music theory, optics, mechanics), and/or natural science (including medicine), studied with a view to philosophical issues raised by the content of ancient science and/or by the logic of scientific argument.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Stephen Menn (Winter)