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Greek science in antiquity.

Author: Marshall Clagett
Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman [1955]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clagett, Marshall, 1916-2005.
Greek science in antiquity.
New York, Abelard-Schuman [1955]
(OCoLC)609474877
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Clagett
OCLC Number: 522104
Description: 217 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Illustrations --
Science in egypt and mesopotamia --
Greek science: origis and methods --
Science and early natural philosophy --
Greek medicine and biology --
Greek mathematics --
Greek physics --
Greek astronomy --
Roman science --
Science and spiritual forces in late antiquity --
Science and patristic literature --
Latin science in late antiquity --
Latin science in the early middle ages --
Greek science in the age of justinian --
In the end the beginning --
Archimedes and the quadrature of the circle --
Archimedes and the application of mechanics to geometry --
Appolonius of perga and the development of conic sections --
Archimedes' proof of the law of the lever --
Equivalence of epicycle and eccentric movements for the sun --
Movements of the planets and the moon according to ptolemy --
Ptolomy's table of chord lengths --
Further readings --
Index.

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