The Resource A short history of scientific ideas to 1900

A short history of scientific ideas to 1900

Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Title
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
A revision and expansion of his earlier book, "A short history of science", published in 1941. Many illustrations
Related
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1876-1960
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singer, Charles
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.S583
NAL call number
330
NAL item number
Si6S
Nature of contents
  • surveys of literature
  • legal articles
NLM call number
Q 125
NLM item number
S617sa 1959
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Ciencia
  • Science
  • Science
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Technische wetenschappen
  • Geschichte
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Sciences
  • Philosophie des sciences
  • Geschichte
  • Naturwissenschaften
Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on ... A short history of science ... published in 1941."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise of mental coherence. The foundations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ionia, Magna Graecia, Athens, to c. 400 B.C. -- The great adventure. Unitary systems of thought: Athens, 400-300 B.C. -- The second adventure. Divorce of science and philosophy: Alexandria (300 B.C.-A.D. 200) -- The failure of inspiration. Science the handmaid of practice: Imperial Rome (50 B.C.-A.D. 400) -- The failure of knowledge. The Middle Ages: Theology, Queen of the sciences (c. A.D. 400-c. 1400) -- Revival of learning. Rise of humanism: attempted return to antiquity (1250-1600) -- The insurgent century. Downfall of Aristotle (1600-1700): New attempts at synthesis -- The mechanical world. Enthronement of determinism (1700-1850) -- Culmination of the mechanical view of the world (c. 1850-c. 1900)
Extent
xviii, 525 pages
Lccn
59004952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)522128
Label
A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
Publication
Note
"Based on ... A short history of science ... published in 1941."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise of mental coherence. The foundations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Ionia, Magna Graecia, Athens, to c. 400 B.C. -- The great adventure. Unitary systems of thought: Athens, 400-300 B.C. -- The second adventure. Divorce of science and philosophy: Alexandria (300 B.C.-A.D. 200) -- The failure of inspiration. Science the handmaid of practice: Imperial Rome (50 B.C.-A.D. 400) -- The failure of knowledge. The Middle Ages: Theology, Queen of the sciences (c. A.D. 400-c. 1400) -- Revival of learning. Rise of humanism: attempted return to antiquity (1250-1600) -- The insurgent century. Downfall of Aristotle (1600-1700): New attempts at synthesis -- The mechanical world. Enthronement of determinism (1700-1850) -- Culmination of the mechanical view of the world (c. 1850-c. 1900)
Extent
xviii, 525 pages
Lccn
59004952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)522128

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