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2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
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HIST 354 - The Enlightenment


3 Credit(s)

Examines in detail the process by which Enlightenment culture took shape, spread, and evolved during the 18thcentury. Between the publication of Newton’s Principia Mathematica in 1685 and the outbreak of the French Revolution a century later, the political, social, and economic assumptions of European thought were radically revised. This intellectual revolution in turn ushered in new forms of sociability and ultimately new political orders. A minimum of Sophomore standing required.



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