The 67 chapters of this book constitute a descriptive and analytical guide to the development of Western science from AD 1500, and to the diversity and course of that development first in Europe and later across the world. Part One describes the methods and problems of research in the history of science. It examines the relationship between science and history, the available systems of historical interpretation and the philosophical problems concerning questions of discovery and reality. Part Two applies these methods to a ...

Companion to the History of Modern Science 1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415145787

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