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作者 Hannam, James
書名 God's philosophers : how the medieval world laid the foundations of modern science / James Hannam
出版項 London : Icon Books, 2009
國際標準書號 9781848310704 (hbk.)
1848310706 (hbk.)
9781848311503 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  Q124.97 H243 2009    在架上    30530001037654
 文哲所  309 H243    到期 09-11-22  計劃用不可預約  30580003413049
說明 ix, 435 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-420) and index
Introduction: The truth about science in the Middle Ages -- After the fall of Rome: progress in the early Middle Ages -- The mathematical pope -- The rise of reason -- The twelfth-century renaissance -- Heresy and reason -- How pagan science was Christianised -- Bloody failure: magic and medicine in the Middle Ages -- The secret arts of alchemy and astrology -- Roger Bacon and the science of light -- The clockmaker: Richard of Wallingford -- The Merton calculators -- The apogee of medieval science -- New horizons -- Humanism and the Reformation -- The polymaths of the sixteenth century -- The workings of man: medicine and anatomy -- Humanist astronomy and Nicolaus Copernicus -- Reforming the heavens -- Galileo and Giordano Bruno -- Galileo and the new astronomy -- The trial and triumph of Galileo -- Conclusion: A scientific revolution?
God's Philosophers is a celebration of the forgotten scientific achievements of the Middle Ages - advances which were often made thanks to, rather than in spite of, the influence of Christianity and Islam. --from publisher description
主題 Science, Medieval
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