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TitleHow Science Came into the Modern World: Four Civilisations, one revolution in the 17th century
Tags Concept Scientific Revolution Revolutions History Of Science
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Table of Contents
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	Table of contents
	Preface
	Prologue
	Part I. Nature-Knowledge in Traditional Society
	I. Greek foundations, Chinese contrasts
	II. Greek nature-knowledge transplanted: the islamic world
	III. Greek nature-knowledge transplanted in part: medieval Europe
	IV. Greek nature-knowledge transplanted, and more: renaissance Europe
	Part II. Three revolutionary transformations
	V. The first transformation: realist-mathematical science
	VI. The second transformation: a kinetic-corpuscularian philosophy of nature
	VII. The third transformation: to find facts through experiment
	VIII. Concurrence explained
	IX. Prospects around 1640
	Part III. Dynamics of the Revolution
	X. Achievements and limitations of realist-mathematical science
	XI. Achievements and limitations of kinetic corpuscularianism
	XII. Legitimacy in the balance
	XIII. Achievements and limitations of fact-finding experimentalism
	XIV. Nature-knowledge decompartmentalized
	XV. The fourth transformation: corpuscular motion geometrized
	XVI. The fifth transformation: the baconian brew
	XVII. Legitimacy of a new kind
	XVIII. Nature-knowledge by 1684: the achievement so far
	XIX. The sixth transformation: the newtonian synthesis
	Epilogue
	Notes on literature used
	Endnotes
	Name index
	Subject index
                        

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