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The scientific revolution : the essential readings / edited by Marcus Hellyer.

Hellyer, Marcus. (Added Author). Wiley InterScience (Online service) (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780470754771
  • ISBN: 047075477X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages).
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A traditional narrative of the Scientific Revolution / R. Hooykaas -- Competing disciplines / Robert S. Westman -- Experimental philosophy and its institutions / Steven Shapin -- Mechanical philosophy and its appeal / Peter Dear -- Revolution in natural history / William B. Ashworth -- Medicine and alchemy / Allen G. Debus -- Newtonian achievement / I. Bernard Cohen -- Scientific Revolution and the Industrial Revolution / Margaret C. Jacob -- A dissenting view / Andrew Cunningham and Perry Williams.
Summary, etc.:
This book introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Science > Europe > History > 16th century.
Science > Europe > History > 17th century.
SCIENCE > History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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