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The scientific achievement of the Middle Ages

Author: Richard C Dales
Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1973]
Series: Pennsylvania paperback, 57; Sources of medieval history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a comprehensive introduction to medieval science, presented in the context of an historical narrative.

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Genre/Form: History
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Dales, Richard C.
Scientific achievement of the Middle Ages.
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1973]
(OCoLC)608937630
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Dales
ISBN: 0812276612 9780812276619 0812210573 9780812210576
OCLC Number: 834902
Description: ix, 182 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: The Early Middle Ages. The Twelfth Century. Selections from Adelard of Bath, Natural Questions --
Selections from Anonymous, On the Elements --
Robert Grossetest and Scientific Method. Selections from Robert Grosseteste, The Impressions of the Elements --
Selections from Robert Grosseteste, The Heat of The Sun --
The Tides. Selections from Robert Grosseteste, An Inquiry into the Causes of the Tides --
Studies of the Rainbow. Selections From Carl B. Boyer, "The Theory of the Rainbow: Medieval Triumph and Failure;" Isis XLIX --
Studies of Local Motion. Selection from H. Lamar Crosby, Jr., ed, Thomas of Bradwardine His Tractatus de Proportionibus --
Selections from John Buridan, Questions on the Heavens and the World --
Selections from Marshall Clagett, The Science of Mechanics in the Middle Ages --
Selections from Nicole Oresme, On the Book of the Heavens and the World of Aristotle. Astronomy. Selections from John Buridan, Questions on the Heavens and the World --
Selections from Nicole Oresme, On the Book of the Heavens and the World of Aristotle --
The Fringes of Science. Selections from Daniel of Morley, On the Natures of Things Above and Below --
Selections from Marius, On the Elements --
Selections from Robert Grosseteste, Hexaemeron --
Selections from Richard Fishacre, Commentary on the Sentences --
Selections from Michael Scot, Liber introductorius and Prooemium --
Selections from Roger Bacon, Opus Maius --
Selections of Roger Bacon, Opus Tertium.
Series Title: Pennsylvania paperback, 57; Sources of medieval history.
Responsibility: [by] Richard C. Dales.

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"A delight to read . . . as an introduction to medieval science."-Speculum

 
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