Science in the Middle Ages

Despite the intensive research of the past quarter century, there still is no single book that examines all major aspects of the medieval scientific enterprise in depth This illustrated volume is meant to fill that gap In it sixteen leading scholars address themselves to topics central to their research, providing as full an account of medieval science as current knowledDespite the intensive research of the past quarter century, there still is no single book that examines all major aspects of the medieval scientific enterprise in depth This illustrated volume is meant to fill that gap In it sixteen leading scholars address themselves to topics central to their research, providing as full an account of medieval science as current knowledge permits Although the book is definitive, it is also introductory, for the authors have directed their chapters to a beginning audience of diverse readers, including undergraduates, scholars specializing in other fields, and the interested lay reader The book is not encylopedic, for it does not attempt to provide all relevant factual data rather, it attempts to interpret major developments in each of the disciplines that made up the medieval scientific world Data are not absent, but their function is to support and illustrate generalizations about the changing shape of medieval science The editor, David C Lindberg, has written a Preface in which he discusses the growth of scholarship in this field in the twentieth century.
Science in the Middle Ages Despite the intensive research of the past quarter century there still is no single book that examines all major aspects of the medieval scientific enterprise in depth This illustrated volume is mean

  • Title: Science in the Middle Ages
  • Author: David C. Lindberg
  • ISBN: 9780226482330
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    David C. Lindberg

    David C Lindberg was an American historian of science His main focus was in the history of medieval and early modern science, especially physical science and the relationship between religion and science Lindberg was the author or editor of many books and received numerous grants and awards He also served as President of the History of Science Society and, in 1999, was recipient of its highest prize for lifetime scholarly achievement the Sarton medal.

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    • Ahmad Abdul Rahim said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 08:47 AM

      Koleksi tulisan yg baik, himpunan artikel2 yg ditulis oleh 'gergasi'2 di dalam bidang2 masing.Pembaca mampu mengekori perkembangan setiap sains yg wujud pada Zaman Pertengahan: fizik, kimia, sihir, perubatan dll.Sumbangan tamadun Islam adalah maklum diketahui dan diiktiraf oleh penulis2.Terdapat keseragaman di dalam pendekatan yg diambil antara penulis2. Hampir semua daripada mereka akan merujuk kembali kepada peristiwa pengisytiharan haram terhadap beberapa doktrin utama Aristotle oleh Gereja p [...]

    • Mark Bowles said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 08:47 AM

      SCIENCE IN THE MIDDLE AGESEDITED BYDAVID C. LINDBERGARTICLES REVIEWED"THE INSTITUTIONAL SETTING: THE UNIVERSITIES"PEARL KIBRE AND NANCY G. SIRAISI"MEDICINE"CHARLES H. TALBOT"SCIENCE AND MAGIC" BERT HANSEN The development of the medieval universities began a legacy of institutionalized learning which influenced the future scien¬tific achievements of Western culture. The intent of Pearl Kibre and Nancy G. Siraisi in their article "The Institutional Setting: The Universities" was to show that, be [...]

    • Timothy said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 08:47 AM

      still useful but older volume on medieval science

    • Malini Sridharan said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 08:47 AM

      Exactly for me.

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