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The Resource A short history of scientific ideas to 1900

A short history of scientific ideas to 1900

Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Title
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revision and expansion of his earlier book, "A short history of science", published in 1941. Many illustrations
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Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
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1876-1960
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Singer, Charles
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on ... A short history of science ... published in 1941."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise of mental coherence. The foundations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ionia, Magna Graecia, Athens, to c. 400 B.C. -- The great adventure. Unitary systems of thought: Athens, 400-300 B.C. -- The second adventure. Divorce of science and philosophy: Alexandria (300 B.C.-A.D. 200) -- The failure of inspiration. Science the handmaid of practice: Imperial Rome (50 B.C.-A.D. 400) -- The failure of knowledge. The Middle Ages: Theology, Queen of the sciences (c. A.D. 400-c. 1400) -- Revival of learning. Rise of humanism: attempted return to antiquity (1250-1600) -- The insurgent century. Downfall of Aristotle (1600-1700): New attempts at synthesis -- The mechanical world. Enthronement of determinism (1700-1850) -- Culmination of the mechanical view of the world (c. 1850-c. 1900)
Control code
522128
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 525 pages
Lccn
59004952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, diagrams
System control number
(WaOLN)314211
Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Publication
Note
"Based on ... A short history of science ... published in 1941."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise of mental coherence. The foundations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ionia, Magna Graecia, Athens, to c. 400 B.C. -- The great adventure. Unitary systems of thought: Athens, 400-300 B.C. -- The second adventure. Divorce of science and philosophy: Alexandria (300 B.C.-A.D. 200) -- The failure of inspiration. Science the handmaid of practice: Imperial Rome (50 B.C.-A.D. 400) -- The failure of knowledge. The Middle Ages: Theology, Queen of the sciences (c. A.D. 400-c. 1400) -- Revival of learning. Rise of humanism: attempted return to antiquity (1250-1600) -- The insurgent century. Downfall of Aristotle (1600-1700): New attempts at synthesis -- The mechanical world. Enthronement of determinism (1700-1850) -- Culmination of the mechanical view of the world (c. 1850-c. 1900)
Control code
522128
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 525 pages
Lccn
59004952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, diagrams
System control number
(WaOLN)314211

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