History of Science

ISBN-10: 1551113325

ISBN-13: 9781551113326

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 5/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Andrew Ede is Associate Professor of History at the University of Alberta and the author of The Rise and Decline of Colloid Science in North America, 1900-1935: The Neglected Dimension and The Chemical Element: A Historical Perspective.

Lesley B. Cormack is a Professor teaching history of science and Tudor England at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of Charting an Empire: Geography at the English Universities, 1580 - 1620 (University of Chicago Press) and the past president of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science.

Introduction
The Origins of Natural Philosophy
The Roman Era and the Rise of Islam
The Revival of Natural Philosophy in Western Europe
Science in the Renaissance: The Courtly Philosophers
The Scientific Revolution: Contested Territory
The Enlightenment and Enterprise
Science and Empire
The Death of Certainty: Science and War
Entering the Atomic Age
1957: The Year the World Became a Planet
Man on the Moon, Microwave in the Kitchen
Conclusion: New Frontiers: Science and Choice in the New Millennium
Further Reading
Index
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