The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science

Author(s): John Henry

Science

This is a new edition of one of the most successful and established textbooks in the field. It is revised, updated and extended to take into account the latest scholarship and research, and new developments in historiography. It features an extensive annotated bibliography to aid study.This is a concise but wide-ranging account of all aspects of the Scientific Revolution from astronomy to zoology. The third edition has been thoroughly updated, and some sections revised and extended, to take into account the latest scholarship and research and new developments in historiography.


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JOHN HENRY is a Reader in the History of Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has published widely on the history of science from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century.

Acknowledgements Acknowledgements for the Third Edition The Scientific Revolution and the Historiography of Science Renaissance and Revolution The Scientific Method Magic and the Origins of Modern Science The Mechanical Philosophy Religion and Science Science and the Wider Culture Conclusion Bibliography Glossary Index

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  • : 9780230574380
  • : Palgrave Macmillan Limited
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : 0.227
  • : June 2008
  • : 215mm X 138mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Henry
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 509.409032
  • : 176