A History of Science and Its Relations with Philosophy and Religion

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CUP Archive, 1961 - Science - 576 pages
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This famous book, first published in 1929 was considerably revised and enlarged in its fourth edition, which is being reprinted now. This edition had the addition of a postscript by Professor I. Bernard Cohen containing a list of reading, with comments on them to guide the readers.

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i found a copy of this from the fifties in my attic lol

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I took a history of science course that used Dampier's book as text. I came to the belief that science arose from religion, not the other way around. The modern narrative that religion came after science is not based on historical facts. stephencwhitcomb@gmail.com


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Born in Far Rockaway, New York, I. Bernard Cohen earned degrees from Harvard University. He holds the distinction of being the first person in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in the history of science. Later, Cohen established the History of Science Department at Harvard. Cohen has received many fellowships and has won the George Sarton Medal, awarded by the History of Science Society. Cohen is an author and editor, known for his books about Sir Isaac Newton and Benjamin Franklin.

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