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The birth of modern science

Author: Paolo Rossi
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Making of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This history of the birth of modern science is ideal for those engaging with the subject for the first time. Rossi's account covers topics such as the new astronomy, discoveries made with  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Rossi
ISBN: 0631205624 9780631205623 0631227113 9780631227113
OCLC Number: 223280455
Language Note: Translation of Nascita della scienza moderna in Europa.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Series Editor's Preface / Jacques Le Goff --
1. Obstacles --
2. Secrets --
3. Engineers --
4. The Unseen World --
5. A New Universe --
6. Galileo --
7. Descartes --
8. Countless Other Worlds --
9. Mechanical Philosophy --
10. Chemical Philosophy --
11. Magnetic Philosophy --
12. The Heart and Generation --
13. Time and Nature --
14. Classification --
15. Instruments and Theories --
16. Academies --
17. Newton.
Series Title: Making of Europe.
Other Titles: Nascita della scienza moderna in Europa.
Responsibility: Paolo Rossi ; translated by Cynthia De Nardi Ipsen, Carl Ibsen.


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