The 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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MALCOLM OSTER is a Staff Tutor and Lecturer in History of Science at the Open University.Review:
With a knowledgeable instructor, these readers could support and undergraduate course.' - J. McClellan III, Choice
'...offer both student and teacher an accessible path into the world of early modern science and the recent attempts to capture its diversity, and significance.' - John Gasgoigne, Journal of Religious History
'...those who wish to teach themselves, or others, about the Scientific Revolution would be well advised to use these books as their starting point.' - Dr John Henry, British Journal for the History of Science
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