English 223: Introduction to Western Humanities - Baroque & Enlightenment

Readings for the Course


  Go to Readings List #1:  Constructing the traditional Christian picture of history and its corresponding conceptions of authority.

Readings on this list specified in the Course Schedule (as modified by notice in class or via e-mail) to be completed three weeks before the mid-term exam.

  Go to Readings List #2:  The Reformation and Counter-Reformation:  the rift within the traditional Christian conception of providential authority.

Readings on this list specified in the Course Schedule (as modified by notice in class or via e-mail) to be completed by the mid-term exam.

  Go to Readings List #3:  The 17th-Century Enlightenment:  a new cosmos [conception of space, matter, law) & an effective method for knowing these -- "Copernican Revolution" in astronomy and physics.

Readings on this list specified in the Course Schedule (as modified by notice in class or via e-mail) to be completed three weeks before the final exam.

  Go to Readings List #4:  The 18th-Century Enlightenment:  can society be put on a secular rational basis?

Readings on this list specified in the Course Schedule (as modified by notice in class or via e-mail) to be completed by the final exam.



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