Greek Science

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 11, 1999 - Philosophy - 163 pages
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Greek Science, first published in 1999, is written for scientists, classicists, historians of science, and anyone with an interest in the beginnings of science. It surveys the range and scope of ancient work on topics now called science, at a lively pace and with colourful examples. It encompasses ancient empirical studies as well as theoretical works, the life sciences and the exact sciences, and is written by one of the foremost authorities on ancient science and technology. No knowledge of Greek, Latin, or ancient history is assumed.

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Tracey Elizabeth Rihll is a Lecturer in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Wales, Swansea since 1995. Educated at Swansea, Exmouth, Exeter, the University of Kent and the University of Leeds (1986-88). Lecturer, Department of Classics, University of Wales, Lampeter 1990 95.