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The scientific revolution and the foundations of modern science

Author: Wilbur Applebaum
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of science during the Renaissance, introducing the key figures of the period such as Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, and Newton, and discussing how their discoveries led to the emergence of modern science.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur Applebaum
ISBN: 0313323143 9780313323140
OCLC Number: 57068440
Description: xiii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Historical overview --
Astronomy and the cosmos --
Matter, motion, and the mathematical sciences --
The nature of living things --
New methods for the advancement of knowledge --
Religion and natural philosophy --
Influence of the scientific revolution.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Responsibility: Wilbur Applebaum.
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Designed as an introduction to the age of the scientific revolution, this book offers readers and researchers an appealing mix of narrative chapters, biographical sketches of key figures, and  Read more...

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