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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
Title
Revolutionizing the sciences
Title remainder
European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dear
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dear, Peter Robert
Dewey number
509.4/09/031
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.E8
LC item number
D433 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Science
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Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Philosophy and operationalism -- "What was worth knowing" in 1500 -- Humanism and ancient wisdom : how to learn things in the sixteenth century -- The scholar and the craftsman : Paracelsus, Gilbert, Bacon -- Mathematics challenges philosophy : Galileo, Kepler, and the surveyors -- Mechanism : 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?
Control code
ocm46622656
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 208 p.
Isbn
9780691088600
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00109720
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
575844
Label
Revolutionizing the sciences : European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700, Peter Dear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Philosophy and operationalism -- "What was worth knowing" in 1500 -- Humanism and ancient wisdom : how to learn things in the sixteenth century -- The scholar and the craftsman : Paracelsus, Gilbert, Bacon -- Mathematics challenges philosophy : Galileo, Kepler, and the surveyors -- Mechanism : 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?
Control code
ocm46622656
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 208 p.
Isbn
9780691088600
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00109720
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
575844

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