|Spring Term 2013 Newtonian Lit: Chronicles of a Clockwork Universe - 3879 - PHYS 215
Prerequisites/Notes: ENG 150 or its equivalent, plus any introductory course in the natural sciences (e.g., PHYS 141), plus sophomore standing or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : Newtonian Lit is a course that investigates the connections between the literature and science of the Enlightenment, particularly with respect to contemporary notions of space and time. Students will analyze important texts from the fields of English and Physics, notably Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and Isaac Newton’s Principia.
Attributes: Nat Science Div GER (01cr), BM Natural Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course