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The forgotten revolution : how science was born in 300 BC and why it had to be reborn

Author: Lucio Russo
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the age of Archimedes and Euclid (third century B.C.) science as we know it was born, and gave rise to sophisticated technology that would not be seen again until the 18th century. This scientific revolution was accompanied by great changes in many other fields, such as art and medicine. What were the landmarks of this enormous cultural shift? Why are they so little known today? How to they relate to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucio Russo
ISBN: 3540203966 9783540203964 3540200681 9783540200680
OCLC Number: 52945835
Description: ix, 487 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Birth of Science --
2. Hellenistic Mathematics --
3. Other Hellenistic Scientific Theories --
4. Scientific Technology --
5. Medicine and Other Empirical Sciences --
6. The Hellenistic Scientific Method --
7. Some Other Aspects of the Scientific Revolution --
8. The Decadence and End of Science --
9. Science, Technology and Economy --
10. Lost Science --
11. The Age-Long Recovery.
Other Titles: Rivoluzione dimenticata.
Responsibility: Lucio Russo ; with the collaboration of the translator, Silvio Levy.
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In the age of Archimedes and Euclid, science as we know it was born, and gave rise to sophisticated technology that would not be seen again until 18th century. What were the landmarks in the meteoric  Read more...

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