Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

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Histories of modern science often begin with the heroic battle between Galileo and the Catholic Church, which sparked the Scientific Revolution and led to the world-changing discoveries of Isaac Newton. In reality, more than a millennium before the Renaissance, a succession of scholars paved the way for the discoveries for which Galileo and Newton are credited. In Before Galileo, John Freely investigates the first European scientists, many of them monks, whose influence ranged far beyond the walls of their monasteries. He ...

Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe 2014, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

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Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe 2013, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

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Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe 2013, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

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