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Introduction

Introduction  

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777493
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567416.003.0001
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9780199567416
What was the Scientific Revolution and when was it? The Introduction states that it started around 1500 and ended around 1700 and it is the most important and talked-about era in the ... More
Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Samir Okasha

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191807640
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745587.001.0001
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9780198745587
What is science? Is science objective? Can science explain everything? Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction explores the main themes and theories of contemporary philosophy of ... More
5. Scientific change and scientific revolutions

5. Scientific change and scientific revolutions  

Samir Okasha

in Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780191807640
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745587.003.0005
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9780198745587
‘Scientific change and scientific revolutions’ discusses the work of Thomas Kuhn, whose The Structure of Scientific Revolutions counts as one of the most influential works of philosophy of ... More
The History of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

The History of Physics: A Very Short Introduction  

J. L. Heilbron

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
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9780191782435
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684120.001.0001
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book
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9780199684120
How does today’s physics—highly professionalized; inextricably linked to government and industry—link back to its origins as a liberal art in ancient Greece? The History of Physics: A Very ... More
1. The art and science of music psychology

1. The art and science of music psychology  

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2018
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Nov 2018
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9780190640163
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10.1093/actrade/9780190640156.003.0001
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9780190640156
Music can seem to be the human behavior that is least susceptible to explanation, but a long history exists of applying various frameworks to try to understand it. The cognitive science of ... More
3. The marvellous years

3. The marvellous years  

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/9780199298037.003.0003
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9780199298037
‘The marvellous years’ describes Newton's years at Cambridge. The first decades of the seventeenth century witnessed an exponential growth in the understanding of the Earth and heavens, a ... More
1. New worlds and old worlds

1. New worlds and old worlds  

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777493
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10.1093/actrade/9780199567416.003.0002
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‘New worlds and old worlds’ outlines the background of the scientific revolution in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The Italian Renaissance was not the first rebirth of Latin ... More
Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

Galileo: A Very Short Introduction  

Stillman Drake

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776809
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854568.001.0001
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9780192854568
Galileo: A Very Short Introduction advances the hypothesis that Galileo's prosecution and condemnation by the Inquisition was caused not by his defiance of the Church but by ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Stillman Drake

in Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776809
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854568.003.8501
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9780192854568
The earliest explanations of man and his religion stemmed from religion, before philosophy and then science came onto the scene. It is natural that the later fields were guided by those ... More
2. Galileo's early years

2. Galileo's early years  

Stillman Drake

in Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776809
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854568.003.0002
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9780192854568
‘Galileo's early years’ provides an insight into Galileo's childhood and early work. Galileo was born in Pisa, and attended the University there. He became chair of mathematics at Pisa ... More
The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction  

Lawrence M. Principe

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777493
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567416.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199567416
Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction explores the exciting developments in the sciences during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This time witnessed such ... More

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