2011-10-26 -- Science and Empire

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Science and Empire October 26, 2011 History 108 Prof. November
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Science and Empire 18 th and 19 th Century empires needed science Vice-versa also true Modern scientific institutions serve state and industry Rise of the university Does science need democracy to thrive?
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Empire and Enlightenment French and British Empires provided means to collect knowledge Military and economic incentives French and British rivalry Cook vs. Lapérouse Napoleonic Wars e.g. Master and Commander (2003)
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German Science Germany not unified until 1871 German states are centers of Romantic thinking Lack of overseas empire fuels anti- Enlightenment sentiment German University system
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University “Community of Masters and Scholars” universitas magistrorum et scholarium Universities emerge in medieval Europe Many different models
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Medieval University Theology, Medicine, Philosophy 7 Liberal (“Free”) Arts: Trivium : logic, grammar, rhetoric, Quadrivium : arithmetic, astronomy, geometry, music
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