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A history ofwestern science

Anthony M. Alioto

A history ofwestern science

by Anthony M. Alioto

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Published by Prentice-Hall, Prentice-Hall International in Englewood Cliffs, N.J, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementAnthony M. Alioto.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,388p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22180019M
    ISBN 100133923908

    The Story of Western Science reveals science to be a dramatic undertaking practiced by some of history's most memorable characters. It reminds us that scientific inquiry is a human pursuit - an essential, often deeply personal, sometimes flawed, frequently brilliant way of understanding the world. A History of Western Philosophy is a book by the philosopher Bertrand Russell.A survey of Western philosophy from the pre-Socratic philosophers to the early 20th century, it was criticised for Russell's over-generalization and omissions, particularly from the post-Cartesian period, but nevertheless became a popular and commercial success, and has remained in print from its first publication.

    But not since the long-popular classic Bertrand Russell's A History of Western Philosophy, published in , has there been a comprehensive and entertaining single-volume history of this great, intellectual, I usually listen to science books, but this book did fill in some gaps for me and I highly recommend it even for lovers of science books.   Science: A History, by John Gribbin pp, Allen Lane, £ In The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (), Thomas S Kuhn tried .

    History of science - History of science - The rise of modern science: Even as Dante was writing his great work, deep forces were threatening the unitary cosmos he celebrated. The pace of technological innovation began to quicken. Particularly in Italy, the political demands of the time gave new importance to technology, and a new profession emerged, that of civil and military engineer. Strange Science; A History of Mathematics; The Extermination of the American Bison; The Warfare between Science and Religion; Science and Religion; Groovy Science; Ice Age; The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory; A People's History of Science; AC/DC; Caesar's Last Breath; History of Science.


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In "A History of Western Science", Anthony M. Alioto traces the development of science in society from ancient Egypt through the twentieth century. He writes, “Different ages have had different goals, have held different values, have asked different questions; their answers, their science, have assumed forms conditions by, indeed dependent Cited by:   The Story of Western Science covers major science advancements and the people behind them in topical and then chronological order.

Each is explained to make it easy for the layperson to understand. The chapters end with links to pertinent writings and books (sometimes down to the edition) to read for more information about the topic/5(49).

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Emphasizes ancient, medieval, early modern topics. Asimov, Isaac. Asimov's Chronology of Science and. The Beginnings of Western Science was, and remains, a landmark in the history of science, shaping the way students and scholars understand these critically formative periods of scientific development.

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I strongly recommend this book for anyone interested in exploring these old writings but don’t know where to start. Bauer writes in a conversational manner and the science is easy. The history of science is the study of the development of science, including both the natural and social sciences (the history of the arts and humanities is termed history of scholarship).Science is a body of empirical, theoretical, and practical knowledge about the natural world, produced by scientists who emphasize the observation, explanation, and prediction of real-world phenomena.

Relevant excerpts from the texts recommended in The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, along with links to available ebook versions of all texts. [previously published as The Story of Science] The Beginnings. The Hippocratic Corpus Plato, Timaeus Aristotle, Physics Aristotle, History of Animals Archimedes, “The Sand-Reckoner” (c.

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in regard to its relation to Freudian and Jungian psychology) along with his seeming acceptance of Paul Feyerabend's analysis of modern science, this is a wonderfully written book with a great amount of historical information /5.

Presented in an informal, narrative style, this text looks at science, from the ancient world, to medieval science, the scientific revolution, through to 20th century physics. This edition offers more coverage of 20th century history, wars, and technology; more on Albert Einstein; and more on quantum mechanics and philosophy.

For all those interested in science, history, philosophy, physics 4/5(1). Susan Wise Bauer’s The Story of Science, which attempts to get at the history of science through the writings of the greatest thinkers–the Great Books of science.

I liked the approach, because instead of being lots of dates and formulas, Bauer wrote the history of science as a story of ideas.4/5. History of Western Science, Hardcover – January 1, by John Gribbin (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

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