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The genesis of science

the story of Greek imagination

Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The essence of science
The origins of Greek science. The genius of Greek civilization ; Science before the Greeks ; The language of the universe
Exploring the universe. The world outside. Optics ; Acoustics ; Mechanics ; Chemistry ; Geography and geology ; Meteorology ; Astronomy
The world within. Biology ; Medicine ; Psychology
From ancient Greece to the modern world. Greek science in Roman hands ; The transmission of Greek science to later ages
Ancient science beyond the Mediterranean. Sky watchers of Central America ; Secrets of Stonehenge ; Science in ancient China
The "untravell'd world"
The Hellenic "Hall of Fame".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-275) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
509.38
Library of Congress
Q127.G7 B47 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
293 p. :
Number of pages
293

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25193069M
Internet Archive
genesisofscience0000bert
ISBN 10
1616142170
ISBN 13
9781616142179
LC Control Number
2010022914
OCLC/WorldCat
635483734
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February 8, 2012 Created by LC Bot Initial record created, from Library of Congress MARC record.