The Scientific Revolution: The Essential Readings

The Scientific Revolution: The Essential Readings

Editor(s): Marcus Hellyer

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631236290

Online ISBN: 9780470755730

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755730

About this Book

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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