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Author Lindberg, David C.

Title The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 / David C. Lindberg.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  509.4 L64    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  509 LIN    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  509.4 L742B    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 455 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [407]-440) and index.
Contents Science and its origins -- The Greeks and the cosmos -- Aristotle's philosophy of nature -- Hellenistic natural philosophy -- The mathematical sciences in antiquity -- Greek and Roman medicine -- Roman and early medieval science -- Science in Islam -- The revival of learning in the West -- The recovery and assimilation of Greek and Islamic science -- The medieval cosmos -- The physics of the sublunar region -- Medieval medicine and natural history -- The legacy of
ancient and medieval science.
Subject Science, Ancient -- History.
Science, Medieval -- History.
ISBN 0226482308 cloth alkaline paper
0226482316 paper
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