Logo

How Modern Science Came into the World

Large book cover: How Modern Science Came into the World

How Modern Science Came into the World
by

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9089642390
ISBN-13: 9789089642394
Number of pages: 825

Description:
A vision of the Scientific Revolution as made up of six distinct yet narrowly interconnected, revolutionary transformations, each of some twenty-five to thirty years' duration. The author explains how modern science could come about in Europe rather than in Greece, China, or the Islamic world.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(11MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: A History of ScienceA History of Science
by - Project Gutenberg
We shall best understand our story of the growth of science if we think of each new principle as a stepping-stone which must fit into its own particular niche. The story of the building of this wonderful structure is in itself fascinating.
(11959 views)
Book cover: Science for All AmericansScience for All Americans
by - Oxford University Press
This book is about science literacy. 'Science for All Americans' consists of a set of recommendations on what understandings and ways of thinking are essential for all citizens in a world shaped by science and technology ...
(5082 views)
Book cover: Science and HypothesisScience and Hypothesis
by - W. Scott
Henri Poincare wrote the essays in this book in 1905, the landmark period in physics after Maxwell and before special relativity. Not just the science, but the social attitudes of the day come through in this pleasant little book.
(8489 views)
Book cover: The Evolution of Modern ScienceThe Evolution of Modern Science
by - Bookboon
The Evolution of Modern Science outlines the story of science from Aristotle to the present. The goals of this book are to show the evolution of modern science in historical and political context and to demystify science.
(6181 views)