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|ISBN:||052156137X 9780521561372 0521567629 9780521567626|
|Description:||xiv, 247 s.|
|Contents:||Preface; 1. The Roman Empire and the first six centuries of Christianity; 2. The new beginning: The age of translation in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; 3. The medieval university; 4. What the Middle Ages inherited from Aristotle; 5. The reception and impact of Aristotelian learning and the reaction of the Church and its theologians; 6. What the Middle Ages did with its Aristotelian legacy; 7. Medieval natural philosophy, Aristotelians, and Aristotelianism; 8. How the foundations of early modern science were laid in the Middle Ages.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge history of science.|
"This masterful study affirms the traditional view of the beginning of modern science -- with its emphasis upon experimentation, its concept of the progress and perpetuation of science, and its