GEOG 211-Introduction to Geographic Thought


Topics to be covered include the development of geographic thought from Greek times to the present, the contradictions and shifting positions in the geographic perspective prior to the development of the scientific method, and the contributions of the Greeks, Romans and Moslems to the development of Geographic Thought. Others are the Age of Discovery and its impact on the development of geographic thought, Geography in the seventeenth century, Geography in the eighteenth century, divergent views in the late nineteenth century, including environmental determinism, possibilism and probablilism, as well as Geography and the geographical method and the region and regionalism.