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Classical Studies 2710A/B
ANCIENT GREEK SCIENCE
This course considers the dawn and development in the ancient Greek city-states of the natural sciences. Scientific topics discussed include the Near Eastern heritage, cosmology, "the inquiry concerning nature", physics, astronomy, mathematics, biology, medicine, techniques of proof and demonstration, and theory construction. Relevant non-scientific topics include magic, astrology, and divination.
Antirequisite(s): The former CS 2902B (if taken in 2010-11) and the former CS 2903A/B (if taken in 2012-13).