A History of Science Technology and Philosophy in the 16 and 17th Centuries: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A History of Science Technology and Philosophy in the 16 and 17th Centuries

1st Edition

By Abraham Wolf

Routledge

692 pages

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Published in 1935: This is the first attempt to give a full portrait if the mind of the 16th and 17th centuries. Detailed accounts are given of all that is important in the first two centuries of modern science and philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. Modern Science 2. The Copernical Revolution 3. Galileo Galilei 4. Scientific Academies 5. Scientific Instruments 6. The Progress of Astronomy: Tycho Brahe and Kepler 7. The Newtonian Synthesis 8. Astronomers and Observatories in the Age of Newton 9. Mathematics 10. Mechanics 11. Physics: 1 Light 12. Physics 2. Heat 3. Sound 13. Physics: 4 Magnetism and Electricity 14. Meteorology 15. Chemistry 16. Geology 17. Geography: 1. Exploration 2. Cartography 3. Treatises 18. The Biological Sciences 1. Botany 2. Zoology 3. Anatopmy and Physiology 4. Microscopic Biology 19. Medicine 20. Technology: 1. Science and Technology 2. Agriculture 3. Textiles 21. Technology: 4. Building Problems 22. Technology: 5. Mining and Metallurgy: 6. Mechanical Engineering 23. Technology: 7. The Steam Engine 8. Mechnical Calculators 24. Psychology 25. The Social Sciences 26. Philosophy

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HISTORY / General