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The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver

Label
The ascent of science
Title
The ascent of science
Statement of responsibility
Brian L. Silver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an overview of Western science from the Renaissance to the present
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Brian L
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.S5425 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Thought and thinking
  • Knowledge
  • Philosophy
  • Science
Label
The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Solomon Press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Newton gets it completely wrong -- I believe -- Thomas Aquinas versus Neil Armstrong -- The second law -- Predicting catastrophe -- From Newton to De Sade: the partial triumph of reason -- From Rousseau to Blake : the revolt against reason -- Lodestone, amber, and lightning -- Belief and action -- The demise of alchemy -- The nineteenth century -- The material trinity : the atom -- The stuff of existence -- Scipio's dream -- Making waves -- The ubiquity of motion -- Energy -- Entropy : intimations of mortality -- Chaos -- The slow birth of biology -- In a monastery garden -- Evolution -- The descent of man -- The gene machine -- The lords of nature? -- Life : the molecular battle -- The origin of life? : take your choice -- The inexplicable quantum -- New ways of thinking -- The land of paradox -- The elementary particles -- Relativity -- Cosmology -- The cosmos and peeping Tom -- The impossibility of creation -- The tree of death -- "What the devil does it all mean?" -- The future
Control code
36877343
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780195116991
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97015430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver
Publication
Note
"A Solomon Press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Newton gets it completely wrong -- I believe -- Thomas Aquinas versus Neil Armstrong -- The second law -- Predicting catastrophe -- From Newton to De Sade: the partial triumph of reason -- From Rousseau to Blake : the revolt against reason -- Lodestone, amber, and lightning -- Belief and action -- The demise of alchemy -- The nineteenth century -- The material trinity : the atom -- The stuff of existence -- Scipio's dream -- Making waves -- The ubiquity of motion -- Energy -- Entropy : intimations of mortality -- Chaos -- The slow birth of biology -- In a monastery garden -- Evolution -- The descent of man -- The gene machine -- The lords of nature? -- Life : the molecular battle -- The origin of life? : take your choice -- The inexplicable quantum -- New ways of thinking -- The land of paradox -- The elementary particles -- Relativity -- Cosmology -- The cosmos and peeping Tom -- The impossibility of creation -- The tree of death -- "What the devil does it all mean?" -- The future
Control code
36877343
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780195116991
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97015430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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