In this Book

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In this volume, distinguished scholar Edward Grant identifies the vital elements that contributed to the creation of a widespread interest in natural philosophy, which has been characterized as the "Great Mother of the Sciences."

Table of Contents

  1. Front Cover
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  1. Series Page
  2. p. ii
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  1. Title Page
  2. p. iii
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  1. Copyright
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-xiii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. 1. When Did Modern Science Begin?
  2. pp. 1-15
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  1. 2. Science and the Medieval University
  2. pp. 16-48
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  1. 3. The Condemnation of 1277, God’s Absolute Power, and Physical Thought in the Late Middle Ages
  2. pp. 49-90
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  1. 4. God, Science, and Natural Philosophy in the Late Middle Ages
  2. pp. 91-118
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  1. 5. Medieval Departures from Aristotelian Natural Philosophy
  2. pp. 119-139
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  1. 6. God and the Medieval Cosmos
  2. pp. 140-162
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  1. 7. Scientific Imagination in the Middle Ages
  2. pp. 163-194
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  1. 8. Medieval Natural Philosophy: Empiricism without Observation
  2. pp. 195-224
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  1. 9. Science and Theology in the Middle Ages
  2. pp. 225-252
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  1. 10. The Fate of Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Islam and Western Christianity
  2. pp. 253-275
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  1. 11. What Was Natural Philosophy in the Late Middle Ages?
  2. pp. 276-311
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  1. 12 Aristotelianism and the Longevity of the Medieval Worldview
  2. pp. 312-326
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 327-341
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 343-355
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813218175
Related ISBN
9780813217383
MARC Record
OCLC
812919013
Pages
375
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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