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The Birth of Modern Science

Rossi, Paolo

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ISBN 10: 0631227113 / ISBN 13: 9780631227113
Published by Wiley-Blackwell, 2001
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: The Birth of Modern Science

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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This history of the birth of modern science shatters the illusion that science is 'dry' and divorced from culture by exploring the powerful clashes between traditions and value systems that gave rise to it. The author shows how many of the characteristics that distinguish science today emerged in the midst of the wars and plagues of the seventeenth century and defines what was new about this form of knowledge.

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The Birth of Modern Science covers such topics as the new astronomy, discoveries made with microscopes, the principle of inertia, experiments on voids, & research on the circulatory system.

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