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Author Osler, Margaret J., 1942-

Title Reconfiguring the world : nature, God, and human understanding from the Middle Ages to early modern Europe / Margaret J. Osler

Publ Info Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  Q124.97 .O85 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  Q124.97 .O85 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  Q124.97 O85 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  Q124.97 .O85 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series John Hopkins introductory studies in the history of science
Johns Hopkins introductory studies in the history of science
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Western view of the world before 1500 -- Winds of change : searching for a new philosophy of nature -- Observing the heavens : from Aristotelian cosmology to the uniformity of nature -- Creating a new philosophy of nature -- Shifting boundaries : from mixed mathematics to mathematical physics -- Exploring the properties of matter : alchemy and chemistry -- Studying life : plants, animals, and humans -- Rethinking the universe : Newton on gravity and God
LC subject Science, Medieval
Science -- Philosophy
Science -- Europe -- History
ISBN 9780801896552 (hardcover : alk. paper)
080189655X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801896569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801896568 (pbk. : alk. paper)