Science in Europe, 1500-1800
A Secondary Sources Reader
By (author) Malcolm Oster
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Science in Europe, 1500-1800 by Malcolm Oster
Book DescriptionThe Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries began the process that led to modern science, both building on and challenging the classical world's natural philosophies. This wide-ranging and accessible collection of seminal work by historians of the Scientific Revolution emphasises the interplay of the social, cultural and intellectual traditions of early modern Europe. Key themes include science and religion, scholars and craftsmen, scientific patronage, the occult sciences, and matter in motion. A valuable resource for students and teachers of the history of science, this book can be used either alongside or independently of its companion volume, Science in Europe, 1500-1800: A Primary Sources Reader (also edited by Malcolm Oster.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333970065
(231mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A documentary history of perhaps the most significant event in human history - the Scientific Revolution. Using primary sources to discover the conceptual and institutional foundations of modern science, the reader explores the worlds of science and religion, scholars and craftsmen.
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Author Biography - Malcolm Oster
MALCOLM OSTER is a Staff Tutor and Lecturer in History of Science at the Open University.
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