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Pennsylvania Paperback #57: The Scientific Achievement of the Middle Ages

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Synopsis:

The scientists of the twelfth century were daring, original, inventive, and above all determined to discover purely rational explanations of natural phenomena. Their intense interest in the natural world for its own sake, their habits of precise observation, and the high value they place on man as a rational being portend a new age in the history of scientific thought. This book offers a comprehensive sampling of medieval scientific thought in the context of an historical narrative.

Synopsis:

Offers a comprehensive introduction to medieval science, presented in the context of an historical narrative.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812210576
Author:
Dales, Richard C.
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Location:
Philadelphia :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Science, medieval
Subject:
Science -- History.
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
1st Pennsylvania pbk. ed.
Series:
Pennsylvania Paperback
Series Volume:
0057
Publication Date:
19731131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
8.68x5.62x.51 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The scientists of the twelfth century were daring, original, inventive, and above all determined to discover purely rational explanations of natural phenomena. Their intense interest in the natural world for its own sake, their habits of precise observation, and the high value they place on man as a rational being portend a new age in the history of scientific thought. This book offers a comprehensive sampling of medieval scientific thought in the context of an historical narrative.
"Synopsis" by , Offers a comprehensive introduction to medieval science, presented in the context of an historical narrative.
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