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To explain the world : the discovery of modern science

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First edition.

Presents a commentary on the history of science that examines historic clashes and collaborations between science and the competing realms of religion, technology, poetry, mathematics, and philosophy.

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Sodus Community Library 509 WEI (Text)
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52148300416082
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 509 WEI (Text)
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31846002612934
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062346650 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0062346652 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-393) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Greek Physics. Matter and Poetry ; Music and Mathematics ; Motion and Philosophy ; Hellenistic Physics and Technology ; Ancient Science and Religion -- Greek Astronomy. The Uses of Astronomy ; Measuring the Sun, Moon, and Earth ; The Problem of the Planets -- The Middle Ages. The Arabs ; Medieval Europe -- The Scientific Revolution. The Solar System Solved ; Experiments Begun ; Method Reconsidered ; The Newtonian Synthesis -- Epilogue : The Grand Reduction.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a commentary on the history of science that examines historic clashes and collaborations between science and the competing realms of religion, technology, poetry, mathematics, and philosophy.
Subject: Science, Ancient.
Science > Greece > History.
Science, Medieval.
Science > History.
Science > Methodology > History.
SCIENCE / History.
SCIENCE / General.
HISTORY / General.
Genre: History.


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