21A.520 Magic, Science, and Religion


Class Info

Explores the origins of magic, science, and religion as forms of belief within and across cultures. Addresses the place of rationality and belief in competing sociocultural theories, with a focus on analyzing modern perspectives. Examines how cases of overlap between magic, science, and religion raise new questions about modernity and human nature.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.520 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by G. Jones.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information at the Course Schedule, Fall 2017 site or on the 21A.520 Stellar site.

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