The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 / David C. Lindberg.

Title: 
The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 / David C. Lindberg.
Author/Artist: 
Lindberg, David C.
Publisher: 
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.
Description: 
xviii, 455 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79097
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
Q124.95.L55 1992z
Notes: 
This item ws received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-440) and index.
Contents: 
Science and its origins --
The Greeks and the cosmos --
Aristotle's philosophy of nature --
Hellenistic natural philosophy --
The mathematical sciences in antiquity --
Greek and Roman medicine --
Roman and early medieval science --
Science in Islam --
The revival of learning in the West --
The recovery and assimilation of Greek and Islamic science --
The medieval cosmos --
The physics of the sublunar region --
Medieval medicine and natural history --
The legacy of ancient and medieval science.
ISBN: 
0226482308 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226482316 (paper)