The Science Before Science: A Guide to Thinking in the 21st Century

Anthony Rizzi, Ph.D.

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Prof. Rizzi defends the notion that we know things about the world prior to doing science in the modern sense, and that this primary knowledge is the continuing presupposition of doing science or anything else. This course aims to place modern science in the wider context of human knowledge from which it can only escape by way of forgetfulness.


Eight 1-hour Lectures

  1. Science Without Wisdom
  2. What is Truth?
  3. On Animals, Men and Robots
  4. Galileo vs. St. Thomas
  5. Problems in Modern Science
  6. God
  7. Mathematical Morality
  8. How Then Should We Do Science?