21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007

This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Moliere. It compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art,...

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Main Authors: Henderson, Diana, Sonenberg, Janet
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Published: 2010
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spelling mit1721.1-546772019-09-12T19:44:51Z 21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance Henderson, Diana Sonenberg, Janet history art and science art vs. science history of science religion natural philosophy mathematics literature cosmology physics astronomy alchemy chemistry plays theater history cultural studies Shakespeare Ford Tate Behn Francis Bacon Burton Hobbes Boyle 17th century England english history Charles I Charles II Cromwell 500505 Theatre Literature, History and Criticism This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Moliere. It compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical experimentation as well as reading, writing, researching and conversing. 2010-04-29T06:41:01Z 2010-04-29T06:41:01Z 2007-06 21L.016-Spring2007 21L.016 21M.616 IMSCP-MD5-9cb5329d8f427a933c3568d2a8974291 http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/54677 en-US This site (c) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2003. Content within individual courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is providing this Work (as defined below) under the terms of this Creative Commons public license ("CCPL" or "license"). The Work is protected by copyright and/or other applicable law. Any use of the work other than as authorized under this license is prohibited. By exercising any of the rights to the Work provided here, You (as defined below) accept and agree to be bound by the terms of this license. The Licensor, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, grants You the rights contained here in consideration of Your acceptance of such terms and conditions. text/html Spring 2007
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language en-US
topic history
art and science
art vs. science
history of science
religion
natural philosophy
mathematics
literature
cosmology
physics
astronomy
alchemy
chemistry
plays
theater history
cultural studies
Shakespeare
Ford
Tate
Behn
Francis Bacon
Burton
Hobbes
Boyle
17th century
England
english history
Charles I
Charles II
Cromwell
500505
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
spellingShingle history
art and science
art vs. science
history of science
religion
natural philosophy
mathematics
literature
cosmology
physics
astronomy
alchemy
chemistry
plays
theater history
cultural studies
Shakespeare
Ford
Tate
Behn
Francis Bacon
Burton
Hobbes
Boyle
17th century
England
english history
Charles I
Charles II
Cromwell
500505
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Henderson, Diana
Sonenberg, Janet
21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007
description This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Moliere. It compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical experimentation as well as reading, writing, researching and conversing.
author Henderson, Diana
Sonenberg, Janet
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title 21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007
title_short 21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007
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