Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages Their Religious, Institutional and Intellectual Contexts

ISBN-10: 0521567629

ISBN-13: 9780521567626

Edition: 1996

Authors: Edward Grant, George Basalla, Owen Hannaway

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The roots of modern science were planted in ancient & medieval world long before the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century. This shows it is not by chance that the modern science & modern university occurred simultaneously during the Middle Ages.
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List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Edward Grant is Professor of History and History of science and Chairman of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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