skip to content
Greek science after Aristotle Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Greek science after Aristotle

Author: G E R Lloyd
Publisher: New York, Norton [1973]
Series: Ancient culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In his previous volume in this series, 'Early Greek science : Thales to Aristotle', [the author] pointed out that although there is no exact equivalent to our term 'science' in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks. In this new volume, the author continues his discussion of the fundamental Greek contributions to science, drawing on the richer literary and archaeological sources for  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Student Collection
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G E R Lloyd
ISBN: 0393043711 9780393043716 0393006891 9780393006896 070111889X 9780701118891 0393007804 9780393007800
OCLC Number: 514642
Description: xv, 189 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: Chronological table --
Hellenistic Science : the Social Background --
The Lyceum after Aristotle --
Epicureans and Stoics --
Hellenistic Mathematics --
Hellenistic Astronomy --
Hellenistic Biology and Medicine --
Applied Mechanics and Technology --
Ptolemy --
Galen --
The Decline of Ancient Science.
Series Title: Ancient culture and society.
Responsibility: [by] G.E.R. Lloyd.

Abstract:

Although there is no exact equivalent to our term "science" in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/514642> # Greek science after Aristotle
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "514642" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Place/griechenland_altertum> ; # Griechenland (Altertum)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145078> ; # Technology
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/509.38/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> ; # Greece.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/wetenschappen> ; # Wetenschappen
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009102897> ; # Technology--Greece--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/science_history> ; # Science--history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/tecnologia_historia_grecia_antiga> ; # Tecnologia (história)--Grécia antiga
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/technology_history> ; # Technology--history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/naturwissenschaften> ; # Naturwissenschaften
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/griekse_oudheid> ; # Griekse oudheid
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/historia_da_ciencia_grecia_antiga> ; # História da ciência--Grécia antiga
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111296> ; # Science--Greece--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> ; # Science
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Place/greece> ; # Greece.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/101909258> ; # Geoffrey Ernest Richard Lloyd
   schema:datePublished "1973" ;
   schema:description "Chronological table -- Hellenistic Science : the Social Background -- The Lyceum after Aristotle -- Epicureans and Stoics -- Hellenistic Mathematics -- Hellenistic Astronomy -- Hellenistic Biology and Medicine -- Applied Mechanics and Technology -- Ptolemy -- Galen -- The Decline of Ancient Science."@en ;
   schema:description ""In his previous volume in this series, 'Early Greek science : Thales to Aristotle', [the author] pointed out that although there is no exact equivalent to our term 'science' in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks. In this new volume, the author continues his discussion of the fundamental Greek contributions to science, drawing on the richer literary and archaeological sources for the period after Aristotle. Particular attention is paid to the Greeks' conceptions of the inquiries they were engaged on, and to the interrelations of science and philosophy, science and religion, and science and technology. In the first part of the book the author considers the two hundred years after the death of Aristotle, devoting separate chapters to mathematics, astronomy, and biology. He goes on to deal with Ptolemy and Galen and concludes with a discussion of later writers and of the problems raised by the question of the decline of ancient science"--Back cover."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/459510> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Student Collection"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Series/ancient_culture_and_society> ; # Ancient culture and society.
   schema:name "Greek science after Aristotle"@en ;
   schema:productID "514642" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/514642#PublicationEvent/new_york_norton1973> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Agent/norton> ; # Norton
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780701118891> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393007800> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393006896> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393043716> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/514642> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Series/ancient_culture_and_society> # Ancient culture and society.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/514642> ; # Greek science after Aristotle
   schema:name "Ancient culture and society." ;
   schema:name "Ancient culture and society" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/historia_da_ciencia_grecia_antiga> # História da ciência--Grécia antiga
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "História da ciência--Grécia antiga"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/naturwissenschaften> # Naturwissenschaften
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Naturwissenschaften"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/technology_history> # Technology--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Technology--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/459510#Topic/tecnologia_historia_grecia_antiga> # Tecnologia (história)--Grécia antiga
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Tecnologia (história)--Grécia antiga"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111296> # Science--Greece--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science--Greece--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009102897> # Technology--Greece--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Technology--Greece--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> # Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145078> # Technology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Technology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> # Greece.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Greece." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/101909258> # Geoffrey Ernest Richard Lloyd
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1933" ;
   schema:familyName "Lloyd" ;
   schema:givenName "Geoffrey Ernest Richard" ;
   schema:givenName "G. E. R." ;
   schema:name "Geoffrey Ernest Richard Lloyd" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393006896>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0393006891" ;
   schema:isbn "9780393006896" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393007800>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0393007804" ;
   schema:isbn "9780393007800" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393043716>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0393043711" ;
   schema:isbn "9780393043716" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780701118891>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "070111889X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780701118891" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.