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How Modern Science Came into the World

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How Modern Science Came into the World
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Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9089642390
ISBN-13: 9789089642394
Number of pages: 825

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A vision of the Scientific Revolution as made up of six distinct yet narrowly interconnected, revolutionary transformations, each of some twenty-five to thirty years' duration. The author explains how modern science could come about in Europe rather than in Greece, China, or the Islamic world.

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