HY287 - Enlightenment Culture

The course analyzes the origins of 'modernity' in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Beginning with the Scientific Revolution, it then looks at the social and political environment that made the 'Republic of Letters' possible. A wide variety of primary-source texts, including social and political criticism, novels and poetry, painting and sculpture, will be examined. Meets the Critical Learning: HP requirement. (Not offered 2024-25).

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: HP

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2023 Block 3 Enlightenment Culture Jennifer Golightly Palmer Hall 219 25 / 21 05/19/2024
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