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Science, art, and nature in medieval and modern thought

Author: A C Crombie
Publisher: London ; Rio Grande, Ohio : Hambledon Press, 1996.
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"A.C. Crombie sees the history of Western Science as the history of a vision and an argument, initiated by the ancient Greeks in their search for principles at once of nature and of argument itself. This scientific vision explored and controlled by argument, and the diversification of both vision and argument by scientific experience and by interaction with the wider contexts of intellectual culture, constitute the  Read more...
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Crombie, A.C. (Alistair Cameron), 1915-1996.
Science, art, and nature in medieval and modern thought.
London ; Rio Grande, Ohio : Hambledon Press, 1996
(DLC) 95049964
(OCoLC)33666078
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A C Crombie
ISBN: 9780826431622 0826431623
OCLC Number: 458295459
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 516 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Designed in the mind - Western visions of science, nature and humankind; the Western experience of scientific objectivity; historical perspective of medieval science; Robert Grosseteste (c1168-1253); Roger Bacon (c1219-1292); infinite power and the laws of nature - a medieval speculation; experimental science and the rational artist in early modern Europe; mathematics and Platonism in the 16th-century Italian universities and in Jesuit educational policy; sources of Galileo Galilei's early natural philosophy; the Jesuits and Galileo's ideas of sceicne and of nature; Galileo and the art of rhetoric; Galileo Galilei - a philosophical symbol; Alexandre Koyre and Great Britain - Galileo and Mersenns; Marin Mersenne and the origins of language; le corps a la Renaissance - theories of perceiver and perceived in hearing; expectation, modelling and assent in the history of optics - i, Alhazen and the medieval tradition, ii, Kepler and Descartes; contingent expectation and uncertain choice - historical contexts of arguments from probabilities; P.-L. Moreau de Maupertuis, F.R.S. (1698-1759) - precurser du transformisme; the public and private faces of Charles Darwin; the language of science; some historical questions about disease; historians and the scientific revolution; the origins of western science.
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