This book introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution…
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1.. Ancient and Medieval Mechanics
1. Theory and Practice in Heron’S Mechanics
Mark J. Schiefsky
2. Bradwardine’S Rule: A Mathematical Law?
Jean Celeyrette, U.M.R. Savoirs Et Textes (Cnrs-Lille)
3. The Origin…
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1. Classical Marxist Historiography of Science: The Hessen-Grossmann-Thesis
Gideon Freudenthal, Peter McLaughlin
2. The Social and Economic Roots of Newton’s Principia
3. The Social Foundations…
…Yet Schrödinger's scientific discoveries only scratch the surface of what makes him so fascinating. More rumpled than Einstein, a devotee of eastern religion and philosophy, and infamous for his alternative lifestyle, his major contribution to physics—and…
--Lans Bovenberg, Scientific Director, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging, and Retirement, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
"Pension Revolution exposes the inadequacies of current pension systems and persuasively…
…The Ancient Concept of Symmetry in Scientific Contexts in Early Modern Times and Its Association with Harmony
Giora Hon, Bernard R. Goldstein
Part II. The Path to Revolution: Symmetry as a Modern Scientific Concept
…Investigating the Continuities of Scientific Theorizing: A Task for the Bayesian?
8. Modeling High-Temperature Superconductivity: Correspondence at Bay?
9. An Instrumental Bayesianism Meets the History of Science
This richly annotated second edition of the now-classic pairing of Bacon’s masterpieces, New Atlantis and The Great Instauration features the addition of other works by Bacon, including “The Idols of the Mind,” Of Unity in Religion” and “Of…
…The scientific revolution, the industrial revolution, and the French Revolution, in some views also the socialist revolution,…
…Development of Scientific-and-Experimental Stand to Study Operating Processes of New Transistor Converter of Alternating Current Locomotive
Oleg Melnichenko, Aleksey Linkov, Dmitry Yagovkin
15. Strengthening Design for Weak Base Using Geomaterials on “Amur”…