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History of science, antiquity to 1700, vol.2

Author: Lawrence Principe; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©2002.
Series: Teaching Company.; Great courses on CD.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : Cassette recording : CD audio : English
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Surveys the history of science in the western world from the second millennium B.C. to the early eighteenth century.
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Named Person: Plato.; Aristotle.; Copernicus.; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Principe; Teaching Company.
OCLC Number: 824621262
Notes: In three containers (volumes).
Performer(s): Lectures presented by Professor Lawrence M. Principe.
Description: 6 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide.
Contents: Vol I: Lecture 1. Beginning the journey --
Lecture 2. Babylonians, Egyptians, and Greeks --
Lecture 3. The Presocratics --
Lecture 4. Plato and the Pythagoreans --
Lecture 5. Plato's cosmos --
Lecture 6. Aristotle's view of the natural world --
Lecture 7. Aristotelian cosmology and physics --
Lecture 8. Hellenistic natural philosophy --
Lecture 9. Greek astronomy from Eudoxus to Ptolemy --
Lecture 10. The Roman contributions --
Lecture 11. Roman versions of Greek science and education --
Lecture 12. The end of the Classical world. Vol. 2: Lecture 13. Early Christianity and science --
Lecture 14. The rise of Islam and Islamic science --
Lecture 15. Islamic astronomy, mathematics, and optics --
Lecture 16. Alchemy, medicine, and late Islamic culture --
Lecture 17. The Latin West reawakens --
Lecture 18. Natural philosophy at school and university --
Lecture 19. Aristotle and medieval scholasticism --
Lecture 20. The science of creation --
Lecture 21. Science in the orders --
Lecture 22. Medieval Latin alchemy and astrology --
Lecture 23. Medieval physics and earth sciences --
Lecture 24. The Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Vol. 3: Lecture 25. Renaissance natural magic --
Lecture 26. Copernicus and calendrical reform --
Lecture 27. Renaissance technology --
Lecture 28. Tycho, Kepler, and Galileo --
Lecture 29. The new physics --
Lecture 30. Voyages of discovery and natural history --
Lecture 31. Mechanical philosophy and revived atomism --
Lecture 32. Mechanism and vitalism --
Lecture 33. Seventeenth-century chemistry --
Lecture 34. The force of Isaac Newton --
Lecture 35. The rise of scientific societies --
Lecture 36. How science develops.
Series Title: Teaching Company.; Great courses on CD.
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Principe.

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Surveys the history of science in the western world from the second millennium B.C. to the early eighteenth century.

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