The Age of Thw World: Moses to Darwin
An extension of [the author's] dissertation, Revolution in the concept of historical time: a study in the relationship between Biblical chronology and the rise of modern science. Johns Hopkins University, 1957.
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Historicism and the Scientific Revolution
Time and World Process in 18thCentury Outlook
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