The Scientific Revolution: The Essential Readings

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Marcus Hellyer
Wiley, May 7, 2003 - Science - 274 pages
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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 of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  • Covers a wide range of topics including astronomy, science and religion, natural philosophy, technology, medicine and alchemy.
  • Represents a broad range of approaches from the seminal to the innovative.
  • Presents work by scholars who have been at the forefront of reinterpreting the Scientific Revolution.

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About the author (2003)

Marcus Hellyer is Dibner Assistant Professor for the History of Science at Brandeis University where he teaches broadly on the history of science. He has written articles on the Scientific Revolution and is completing a book on Jesuit science in Germany in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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