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The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science (Studies in European History)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230574380
Author:
Henry, John
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
HIS054000
Subject:
Science -- History.
Subject:
Science -- Philosophy.
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Studies in European History
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.64 x 5.5 x 0.39 in

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