Century studies

Each course provides an in-depth insight into how a certain century influenced both today’s society and the events of the time. Delve into a specific topic and analyse the effects the events surrounding it had on previous ideas and later trends. From great composers to the rise and fall of empires, discover the periods of history that have made us who we are today.

  1. Bacon and Galileo: science as domination?

    Course Date: Sat 16 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    According to 20th century philosophers Husserl, Adorno and Horkheimer, the legacy of Bacon and Galileo is a combination of experiment, mathematics and technology which results in the domination of nature with many untoward consequences. Is this fair? Tutor: John Goff.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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