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The Emergence of a Scientific Culture : Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Stephen Gaukroger shows that science was bitterly contested during the early modern period. It did not distance itself from religion but rather entered into an alliance with it to provide a comprehensive picture of the world - transforming not just science but also religion in the process

Stephen Gaukroger shows that science was bitterly contested during the early modern period. It did not distance itself from religion but rather entered into an alliance with it to provide a comprehensive picture of the world - transforming not just science but also religion in the process
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Titel
The Emergence of a Scientific Culture : Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685
Sprog
engelsk
Udgiver
Clarendon Press
Udgivelsesår
2008
Omfang
563 s.
ISBN
0199550018, 9780199550012
Indhold
Introduction; PART I; 1. Science and modernity; PART II; 2. From Augustinian synthesis to Aristotelian amalgam; 3. Renaissance natural philosophies; 4. The interpretation of nature and the origins of physico-theology; PART III; 5. Reconstructing natural philosophy; 6. Reconstructing the ... natural philosopher; The aims of enquiry; PART IV; 8. Corpuscularianism and the rise of mechanism; 9. The scope of mechanism; 10. Experimental natural philosophy; 11. The quantitative transformation of natural philosophy; PART V; 12. The unity of knowledge   Vis mere Vis mindre