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A history of science in society. volume I, From the ancient Greeks to the scientific revolution

Author: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
Publisher: North York, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2017] 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. Volume I covers the origins of natural philosophy in the ancient world to the Scientific Revolution. A complete redesign with a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
ISBN: 9781442635050 1442635053 9781442635043 1442635045
OCLC Number: 994478422
Notes: Kept up to date by replacement editions.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 182 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: The Origins of Natural Philosophy --
The Roman Era and the Rise of Islam --
The Revival of Natural Philosophy in Western Europe --
Science in the Renaissance: The Courtly Philosophers --
Scientific Revolution: Contested Territory.
Other Titles: History of science in society (Toronto, Ont.)
From the ancient Greeks to the scientific revolution
Responsibility: Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack.
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