PHSX 594: Cosmology and Culture


Class meeting:
Lawrence Campus: 1007 Wescoe Hall
Eduards Campus: 251 REGN
Every Wednesday at 4:00 - 6:50



Super Tentative Schedule

Date Lecture Topic
Aug. 22 Lecture 1 How can we study prehistory?
Aug. 29 Lecture 2 Animistic, polytheistic, monotheistic, natural world views
Sep. 5 Lecture 3 Ancient cultures
Sep. 12 Lecture 4 Epistomology: How do we know the things we think we know?
Sep. 19 Lecture 5 Cities and epicycles
Sep. 26 Lecture 6 Center of the universe
Oct. 3 Lecture 7 Perfect and flawed worlds
Oct. 10 Lecture 8 Questions and answers
Oct. 17 Lecture 9 The beginning of science: a new way of thinking
Oct. 24 Lecture 10 Classical worldview
Oct. 31 Lecture 11 Beyond clockwork
Nov. 7 Lecture 12 Beyond everyday experience
Nov. 14 Lecture 13 Relativity
Nov. 21

Thanksgiving
Nov. 29 Lecture 14 Quantum Mechanics
Dec. 5 Lecture 15 Time: begining to end
Dec. 7

Stop day

Wednesday
Dec. 12
4:30 - 7:00 pm
FINAL EXAM

Hume Feldman