Synopses & Reviews
This famous book, first published in 1929 was considerably revised and enlarged in its fourth edition, which is being reprinted now. This edition had the addition of a postscript by Professor I. Bernard Cohen containing a list of reading, with comments on them to guide the readers.
Table of Contents
1. Science in the Ancient World; 2. The Middle Ages; 3. The Renaissance; 4. The Newtonian Epoch; 5. The Eighteenth Century; 6. Nineteenth-Century Physics; 7. Nineteenth-Century Biology; 8. Nineteenth-Century Science and Philosophic Thought; 9. Further Development in Biology and Anthropology; 10. The New Era in Physics; 11. The Stellar Universe; 12. Scientific Philosophy and its Outlook.