Voyaging in strange seas: The great revolution in science

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An ambitious, landmark history of the Scientific Revolution, from the age of Columbus to the age of Cook In 1492 Columbus set out across the Atlantic; in 1776 American colonists declared their independence. Between these two events old authorities collapsed-Luther's Reformation divided churches, and various discoveries revealed the ignorance of the ancient Greeks and Romans. A new, empirical worldview had arrived, focusing now on observation, experiment, and mathematical reasoning. This engaging book takes us along on the ...

Voyaging in Strange Seas: The Great Revolution in Science 2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300212754

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Voyaging in Strange Seas: The Great Revolution in Science 2014, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300173796

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