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Aestimatio: Critical Reviews in the History of Science, Volume 4

Alan C. Bowen and Tracey E. Rihll, editors
Publisher: 
Gorgias Press
Publication Date: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
226
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
108.32
ISBN: 
9781611435474
Category: 
Anthology
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  • Table of Contents (page 5)
  • Preface (page 9)
  • The Archaeology Coursebook (page 11)
  • L’alchimie et ses racines philosophiques (page 16)
  • A Response to McGee on Ferreiro, Ships and Science (page 18)
  • Principles and Practices in Ancient Greek and Chinese Science (page 23)
  • Die antiken Sonnenuhren Griechenlands (page 39)
  • Karnak: Evolution of a Temple (page 50)
  • Hellenic Philosophy (page 54)
  • Studies in Medieval Astronomy and Optics (page 66)
  • Charles Darwin, Geologist (page 72)
  • Animals, Gods and Humans (page 78)
  • Explaining the Cosmos (page 91)
  • Archytas of Tarentum (page 97)
  • Miracles in Enlightenment England (page 105)
  • Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science (page 111)
  • The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus (page 122)
  • Philosophy in the Roman Empire: Ethics, Politics and Society (page 129)
  • The Development of Mathematics in Medieval Europe (page 134)
  • Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia (page 154)
  • Aristotle on Teleology (page 158)
  • Stöffler’s Elucidatio: The Construction and Use of the Astrolabe (page 165)
  • Atoms and Alchemy (page 172)
  • Galileo’s Instruments of Credit (page 176)
  • The Telescope, Its History, Technology, and Future (page 185)
  • The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam (page 189)
  • The Stoics on Determinism and Compatibilism (page 202)
  • The Cambridge History of Science:Vol. 4. Eighteenth-Century Science (page 208)
  • The Birthday Book: Censorinus (page 211)
  • Averrois opera.Commentarium magnum in Aristotelis physicorum librum septimum (page 217)
  • Theophrastus of Eresus: On Weather Signs (page 223)
  • Proclus’ Commentary on Plato’s Timaeus: III. Book 3, Part 1: Proclus on the World’s Body (page 229)
  • Books Received (page 233)

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