Lecture 10 
Lecture 10
by UCLA / Courtenay Raia
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Date Added: August 12, 2009

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Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. Examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science fitted elements that came eventually to be seen as magical. The course also question how Western cosmologies became "disenchanted." Magical tradition transformed into modern mysticisms is also examined as well as the political implications of these movements. Includes discussion concerning science in totalitarian settings as well as "big science" during the Cold War.



The original name of this course is: History 2D: Science, Magic and Religion.

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