The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, prehistory to A.D. 1450 / David C. Lindberg.

Author
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press 2007
Physical description
xvi, 488 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 9780226482057
  • 0226482057
Notes
  • Previous edition: 1992.
  • Includes bibliographical reference (pages 413-461) and index.
Contents
  • Science before the Greeks -- The Greeks and the cosmos -- Aristotle's philosophy of nature -- Hellenistic natural philosophy -- The mathematical sciences in antiquity -- Greek and Roman medicine -- Roman and early medieval science -- Islamic science -- The revival of learning in the West -- The recovery and assimilation of Greek and Islamic science -- The medieval cosmos -- The physics of the sublunar region -- Medieval medicine and natural history -- The legacy of ancient and medieval science.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • Student Collection.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • David C. Lindberg surveys the most important themes in the history of science, including developments is cosmology, astronomy, mechanics, optics, alchemy, natural history and medicine. In addition, he offers an account of the transmission of Greek science to medieval Islam and subsequently medieval Europe.

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