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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Editor’s Introduction: What was the Scientific Revolution?
A Traditional Narrative of the Scientific Revolution
Editor’s Introduction
Competing Disciplines
The Copernicans and the Churches
The Experimental Philosophy and Its Institutions
Pump and Circumstance: Robert Boyle’s Literary Technology
The Mechanical Philosophy and Its Appeal
A Mechanical Microcosm: Bodily Passions, Good Manners, and Cartesian Mechanism
The Revolution in Natural History
Natural History and the Emblematic World View
Medicine and Alchemy
The Chemical Philosophy and the Scientific Revolution
The Newtonian Achievement
Edtor’s Introduction
The Newtonian Revolution
The Scientific Revolution and the Industrial Revolution
The Cultural Origins ofthe First Industrial Revolution
A Dissenting View
Glossary
INDEX
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The Scientific Revolution: The Essential Readings

The Scientific Revolution: The Essential Readings

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This book introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Covers a wide range of topics including astronomy, science and religion, natural philosophy, technology, medicine and alchemy.
Represents a broad range of approaches from the seminal to the innovative.
Presents work by scholars who have been at the forefront of reinterpreting the Scientific Revolution.
This book introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Introduces students to the best recent writings on the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Covers a wide range of topics including astronomy, science and religion, natural philosophy, technology, medicine and alchemy.
Represents a broad range of approaches from the seminal to the innovative.
Presents work by scholars who have been at the forefront of reinterpreting the Scientific Revolution.

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