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The Resource Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear.

Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear.

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Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700
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Revolutionizing the sciences
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European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700
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Peter Dear.
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eng
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BTCTA
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.E8
LC item number
D433 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear.
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Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear.
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Includes bibliographical references, glossary and index
Contents
Introduction: Natural philosophy and instrumentality -- "What was worth knowing" in 1500 -- Humanism and ancient wisdom: how to learn things in the sixteenth century -- The alchemist, the craftsman, and the scholar -- Mathematics challenges philosophy: Galileo, Kepler, and the mathematical practitioners -- Mechanism and corpuscles : Descartes builds a universe -- Extra-curricular activities: new homes for natural knowledge -- Experiment: how to learn things about nature in the seventeenth century -- Cartesians and Newtonians -- Conclusion: what was worth knowing by the eighteenth century?
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24 cm.
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Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 203 p.
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9780691142067
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2008938497
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(OCoLC)320801659

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