CCE401 – Great Books: Readings in Western Science


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This final course in the block of “Great Books” looks to Western sciences. Course readings will focus on mathematics, astronomy, music, and other aspects of the “quadrivium.”

3 credits

Books required for this course:

  • The Norton History of the Mathematical Sciences (only chapters 1‐5)
  • Isaac Newton by Mitch Stokes
  • Norton’s Star Atlas 
  • The Gift of Music by Jane Stuart Smith & Betty Carlson (first 152 pages)
  • Classical Favorites (4 music CDs from