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HIST 3213 [0.5 credit] The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment as a movement to establish a scientific approach to investigating human society. The focus is on Britain as the leading commercial society. Course work concentrates on close readings of primary texts. Representative figures include David Hume, Adam Smith, Mary Wollstonecraft. (Field e).
Precludes additional credit for HIST 3201 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): a 2000-level history course or third-year standing and 1.0 credit in history.
Lectures three hours a week.