UT Dallas 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST4356 - European Enlightenment

HIST 4356 European Enlightenment (3 semester credit hours) This course will explore European history, culture, and thought from 1648 to 1815, an era of absolute monarchy, Enlightenment, and revolution. Important published works from the era will be examined to interpret the literature, political theory, theology, metaphysics and science of the European Enlightenment. The French Revolution and the birth of both human rights and scientific racism will also be examined. Prerequisite: Completion of a 060 core course. (3-0) T