Instructor: Inga Thornell
- Examine how astrology originated in various cultures and what questions it sought to address
- See how astrology became embedded in mainstream culture in these societies
- Study the lineages in which different astrological theories developed
- Examine the relationship between the history of science and religion, philosophy and mythology
- Examine the changes in cosmology throughout history and how these changes affected society's attitudes.
- Critique the intellectual shifts in religion and philosophy that led to the modern scientific and secular worldview, and the rejection of intuitive ways of knowing
- Explore how changes in 20th century philosophy and science affected the arts and sciences, and how 21st century research is moving toward a more inclusive world view.
This course is required for the Certificate Diploma, although it can also be taken as an elective.
Required Materials for E300 Astrological Heritage through the Renaissance – Inga Thornell
Campion, Nicholas. 2009. A History of Western Astrology Volume I: The Ancient World. ($35.95 Amazon)
Campion, Nicholas. 2009. A History of Western Astrology Volume II: The Medieval and Modern Worlds. ($35.95 Amazon)
Link to required materials for all courses: https://www.keplercollege.org/index.php/required-books-for-courses
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