Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

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FWIS 153 001 (CRN: 14795)

INTRODUCTION TO INFINITY

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO INFINITY: ENGAGEMENT WITH INFINITY FROM ANTIQUITY TO TODAY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Gwaltney, Ethan
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Part of Term: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 20-MAY-2024 11:42AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
13-DEC-2022  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T
 
Description: Infinity, once only a philosophical concept, now rigorously supports scientific research and inspires creative works. This course presents mathematical and cultural perspectives on infinity from a diversity of times, places, and peoples. We will consider historical attitudes towards the concept as well as its modern uses in science and art.