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The Scientific Revolution: Its Classical and Christian History

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  1. Introduction
    Lecture 1: The Scientific Revolution: The Big Picture (Preview Content)
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  2. Lesson 2.1 Why History Matters: The Conflict Thesis
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  3. Lecture 2.2: Why History Matters: The Influence of the Conflict Thesis
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  4. Lecture 2.3: Why History Matters: Why Historians Reject the Conflict Thesis
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  5. Ancient Greek Science
    Lecture 3: The Stars in Their Courses
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  6. Lecture 4.1: Science in Antiquity: Greek Natural Philosophy (Preview Content)
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  7. Lecture 4.2: Science in Antiquity: Understanding the Earth
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  8. Lecture 4.3: Science in Antiquity: The Heavenly Realm
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  9. Lecture 5: Plato’s Universe
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  10. Lecture 6.1: Saving the Phenomena: Ancient Greek Astronomy & the Influence of Plato
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  11. Lecture 6.2: Saving the Phenomena: Eudoxus’ Homocentric Spheres
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  12. Lecture 6.3: Saving the Phenomena: Aristotle
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  13. Lecture 6.4: Saving the Phenomena: Ptolemy
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  14. Lecture 7: Measuring the World: Eratosthenes, Aristarchus, and the Size of the Cosmos in Antiquity
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  15. Greek Science in Cultural Contexts
    Lecture 8: Athens and Jerusalem: Greek Natural Philosophy and the Early Church
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  16. Lecture 9: Rome, Alexandria, and Baghdad: The Reception of Greek Natural Philosophy in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
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  17. Lecture 10: East Meets West: The Universities and Greek Natural Philosophy in the High Middle Ages
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  18. Lecture 11: Revolt of the Handmaiden: The Condemnation of 1277
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  19. The Scientific Revolution: The New World Picture
    Lecture 12.1: Copernicus Moves the Earth: What He Did and What it Meant, Part 1 (Preview Content)
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  20. Lecture 12.2: Copernicus Moves the Earth: What He Did and What it Meant, Part 2
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  21. Lecture 12.3: Copernicus Moves the Earth: What He Did and What it Meant, Part 3
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  22. Lecture 13: Tycho’s Compromise
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  23. Lecture 14: Kepler’s New Astronomy: His Neoplatonist “Proof” of Copernican Astronomy
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  24. Lecture 15: Kepler’s New Astronomy: Celestial Physics and the Harmonies of the World
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  25. Lecture 16: Galileo and the Telescope: Copernicus Vindicated
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  26. Lecture 17: The New Mechanics of Galileo: Physics on a Moving Earth
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  27. Lecture 18: Galileo & the Roman Catholic Church: A Clash of Personalities, Not “Warfare” of Religion and Science
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  28. Lesson 19: Galileo and the Garden of Eden
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  29. Lecture 20: Newton, the Man: Public Science and Private Religion
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  30. Lecture 21: Newton, Gravitation, and God
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  31. The Scientific Revolution: The New World View, New Views of Knowledge, and New Interactions with Christianity
    Lesson 22.1: The New World View: Of Animals and Machines
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  32. Lecture 22.2: The New World View: Of Clockworks and God
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  33. Lecture 23.1: New Sources of Knowledge and New Attitudes about Acquiring It: New Sources of Knowledge
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  34. Lecture 23.2: New Sources of Knowledge and New Attitudes about Acquiring It: New Views of How to Obtain Knowledge
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  35. Lecture 24.1: New Views of Knowledge: Progress
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  36. Lecture 24.2: New Views of Knowledge: Utility and Praise
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  37. Lecture 25.1: New Interactions between Christianity and Science: Part One
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  38. Lecture 25.2: New Interactions between Christianity and Science: Part Two
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  39. Lecture 26: Why Christianity is Good for Science
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  40. End of Course Test
    End of Course Test: The Scientific Revolution: Its Classical and Christian History
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