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The origins of modern science: 1300-1800 1 edition

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The origins of modern science: 1300-1800
rev. ed.

Published 1965 by Free Press in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Historical importance of a theory of impetus
Conservatism of Copernicus
Study of the heart down to William Harvey
Downfall of Aristotle and Ptolemy
Experimental method in seventeenth century
Bacon and Descartes
Effect of the scientific revolution on the non-mechanical sciences
History of the modern theory of gravitation
Transition of the Philosophe movement in the reign of Louis XIV
Place of the scientific revolution in the history of western civilisation
Postponed scientific revolution in chemistry
Ideas of progress and ideas of evolution

Edition Notes

A Free Press Paperback.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
Q125 .B9 1965

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255 p. ;
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