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2. Astronomy in antiquity

2. Astronomy in antiquity  

Michael Hoskin

in The History of Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775727
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803061.003.0002
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2. Astronomy in antiquity
16. Evidence and Theory

16. Evidence and Theory  

Jonathan Barnes

in Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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Nov 2015
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9780191822322
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854087.003.0016
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16. Evidence and Theory
8. Knowledge

8. Knowledge  

Jonathan Barnes

in Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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9780191822322
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854087.003.0008
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8. Knowledge
6. One of God’s chosen few

6. One of God’s chosen few  

Rob Iliffe

in Newton: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191777202
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10.1093/actrade/9780199298037.003.0006
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6. One of God’s chosen few When Newton went to Trinity, he was introduced to a regime that placed great store by the study of writings of the Church Fathers, and of course, the Bible. At some point, probably in the early 1670s, he became a radical anti-trinitarian, holding that the conventional doctrine of the Holy Trinity was an incomprehensible and diabolical corruption introduced by perverters of scripture in the 4th century after Christ. Newton came to believe that the architect of orthodox Christianity, Athanasius, along with various monks, churchmen, and emperors of the Eastern and Western Empires, had polluted
1. The sky in prehistory

1. The sky in prehistory  

Michael Hoskin

in The History of Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775727
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803061.003.0001
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1. The sky in prehistory
3. Astronomy in the Middle Ages

3. Astronomy in the Middle Ages  

Michael Hoskin

in The History of Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775727
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803061.003.0003
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3. Astronomy in the Middle Ages
5. Science and philosophy

5. Science and philosophy  

Jerry Brotton

in The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775383
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801630.003.0006
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5. Science and philosophy Abstract The word ‘ambivalence’ best captures the mood of the transformations in popular and applied sciences of the 15th and 16th centuries. We want to know more, but can we know too much? ‘Science and philosophy’ examines the many new discoveries made in anatomy, geometry, mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy during the period. Man's relationship to the mind, body, and environment were all transformed during the Renaissance as a result of renewed scientific vigour in the pursuit of practical problem solving, the exchange of ideas between cultures, and new technologies. What was natural philosophy? What caused science
4. Learning mathematics

4. Learning mathematics  

Jacqueline Stedall

in The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778094
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10.1093/actrade/9780199599684.003.0004
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2. What is mathematics and who is a mathematician?

2. What is mathematics and who is a mathematician?  

Jacqueline Stedall

in The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2012
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9780191778094
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14. Aristotle’s World-Picture

14. Aristotle’s World-Picture  

Jonathan Barnes

in Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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Nov 2015
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9780191822322
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854087.003.0014
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14. Aristotle’s World-Picture

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