Science, Optics and Music in Medieval and Early Modern Thought

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A.C. Crombie is one of the best known writers on the history of Science. Science, Optics and Music in Medieval and Early Modern Thought brings together a coherent body of essays that complement his books and are of independent value. A.C. Crombie traces general themes in the development of Science: the Aristotelian inheritance and the importance of the search for logical explanation in the middle ages; the ambitions and limitations of experiment and quantification; changing attitudes to scientific progress; the relations ...

Science, Optics and Music in Medieval and Early Modern Thought 2004, Hambledon & London, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780907628798

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