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Author Butterfield, Herbert, 1900-1979.

Title The origins of modern science: 1300-1800 / Herbert Butterfield.

Imprint New York : Free Press, 1965.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  509 B982o2 1965    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition Rev. ed., 1st Free Press pbk. ed.
Description 255 pages ; 21 cm
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Series Free Press paperback ; 90507.
Free Press paperback ; 90507.
Note "Free Press paperback ed."--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index.
Contents Historical importance of a theory of impetus -- Conservatism of Copernicus -- Study of the heart down to William Harvey -- Downfall of Aristotle and Ptolemy -- Experimental method in seventeenth century -- Bacon and Descartes -- Effect of the scientific revolution on the non-mechanical sciences -- History of the modern theory of gravitation -- Transition of the Philosophe movement in the reign of Louis XIV -- Place of the scientific revolution in the history of western civilisation -- Postponed scientific revolution in chemistry -- Ideas of progress and ideas of evolution.
Subject Science -- History.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Science -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01108336
Exacte wetenschappen.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1543 - 1799.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Cover Title Origins of modern science
Other Form: Online version: Butterfield, Herbert, 1900-1979. Origins of modern science: 1300-1800. Rev. ed. New York : Free Press, 1965 (OCoLC)613050731
ISBN 0684836378
Standard No. AU@ 000002476563
AU@ 000024063465
DEBBG BV021974396
GBVCP 099086158
NLGGC 780855299

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