PHSX 594: Cosmology and Culture
Assignment 0 Due August 26 11:00 PM
- Your name/year/major
- Why did you choose to take this course?
- What do you hope to learn in this course?
- What do you think you will be doing in 5 years' time?
- Any comments, ideas, witticisms, words of wisdom, works of art, good jokes, bad jokes, suggestions, etc. ...
Assignment 1 Due August 28 2:00 PM
Choose 15 ancient cosmologies from around the world.
Tell the story.
Portray effectively how a given culture perceives and organizes the world.
Classify the cosmologies in as many categories as you can think of.
- end (if discussed)
- nature of matter
- nature of order
- separation of matter and order
- origin of differences