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Ancients and moderns : a study of the rise of the scientific movement in seventeenth-century England

Author: Richard Foster Jones
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1965 [©1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., with an index, new pref., and minor revisionsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jonathan Swift
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Foster Jones
OCLC Number: 12012810
Description: 345 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: THE RENAISSANCE: The Scientific Attitude of the Elizabethans --
The Decay of Nature --
The Bacon of the Seventeenth Century --
The Gilbert Tradition, 1600-1640 --
THE PURITAN ERA: The Advancement of Learning and Piety --
The Revolt from Aristotle and the Ancients --
Projects, Inventions, and the Progress of Science --
THE RESTORATION: The Defence of the Experimental Philosophy --
The "Bacon-faced Generation"
Responsibility: Richard Foster Jones.

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