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Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science (3RD 08 Edition)by John Henry
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This is a concise but wide-ranging account of all aspects of the Scientific Revolution from astronomy to zoology. The third edition has been thoroughly updated, and some sections revised and extended, to take into account the latest scholarship and research and new developments in historiography.
A new edition of one of the most successful and established textbooks in the field, now revised, updated and extended to take into account the latest scholarship and research
About the Author
JOHN HENRY is a Reader in the History of Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has published widely on the history of science from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements * Acknowledgements for the Third Edition * The Scientific Revolution and the Historiography of Science * Renaissance and Revolution * The Scientific Method * Magic and the Origins of Modern Science * The Mechanical Philosophy * Religion and Science * Science and the Wider Culture * Conclusion * Bibliography * Glossary * Index
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