Galileo and the Scientific Renaissance
Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality
Area of Study
Taught In English
Mandatory Lab Fee Required
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewGalileo Galilei was one of the founding fathers of the modern scientific world, living and working for the larger portion of his life in Florence under the protection of the ruling Medici family. His life and works are a landmark in the history of science. What did he do and why is it so important? This course is designed to introduce the students to the intellectual ferment of the Renaissance which produced the revolutionary figure of Galileo. Both the works of Galileo and his contemporaries will be examined. Visits to the Science Museum of Florence and other scientific institutions form an integral part of this course.
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